40S330 : TCL is back with a TV set Direct LED

What about the new TCL 40S330 ?

TCL ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 40S330, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 39.5 inches.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
This television is delivered with a  Full HD resolution.  With a diagonal of 39.5 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

The design of the TCL 40S330

The TCL 40S330 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

The screen of the TCL 40S330

The display of this 40S330 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The TCL television set displays a Full HD resolution. TCL presents this 40S330 with a screen of 39.5 inches; this television is at the bottom of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 50 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
In addition, TCL has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

The sound of the TCL 40S330

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The television set is equipped with  two baffles 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.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set TCL 40S330

It has almost become a habit for TCL, this 40S330 has its operating system Android TV; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.

The connection system of the TCL 40S330

This television TCL 40S330 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 40S330 is presented. The TCL considers that with the40S330 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In detail here are the available connections:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the TCL 40S330

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 73.66
Screen size in inches 39.5
Screen resolution Full HD
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 2
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the TCL 40S330

With the intention of making a difference this new 40S330 TCL intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the depth of the colours, the sound power, the display frequency.