TCL 55S434 : a middle range Direct LED television set

55S434 from TCL – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

TCL ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 55S434, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
In its 54.6 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
It is clearly among the other rivals models. No more no less.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 55S434 TCL ? All answer elements just after.

TV design presentation TCL 55S434

Sober but in line with current trends. TCL has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
In short, the TCL has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the TCL 55S434 is revealed.

The screen of the TCL 55S434

The designers of TCL have made this new TV set 55S434. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. TCL presents this 55S434 with a screen of 54.6 inches; this television is positioned in the range of models, in the average.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 50 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

55S434 from TCL – The sound

The TCL 55S434 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers with 8 W at output.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

55S434 from TCL – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the 55S434 has its operating system Android TV; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

The connection system of the TCL 55S434

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 6 connections, not too bad. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

55S434 from TCL – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 83.82
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the TCL 55S434

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
TCL chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.

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