TCL 55R617-CA : a TV set mid-range

What is the new TCL 55R617-CA worth ?

TCL unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 55R617-CA.
In its 55 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
The engineers from TCL say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Why can we consider this 55R617-CA as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

TV design presentation TCL 55R617-CA

The TCL 55R617-CA with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. TCL continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
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.
The TCL 55R617-CA adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 55 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim Design technology.
In conclusion, TCL has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 55R617-CA to have a beautiful object in your living room.

55R617-CA from TCL – The screen

The TCL has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
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 55R617-CA is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
And with his 55 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the top of its range. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the 55R617-CA TCL makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the TCL 55R617-CA

The TCL 55R617-CA is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The television set is equipped with  two baffles for a sound power of 8 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 55R617-CA TCL is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the TCL 55R617-CA

On the software side, the TCL 55R617-CA is equipped with the operating system Roku TV; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

Presentation of the connection technology of TCL 55R617-CA

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
With a number of connections below the average of its range, you will have to choose which appliance(s) in your home you need to connect to your TV.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 55R617-CA is presented. The TCL 55R617-CA is at the bottom of its range. Not great compared to its competitors.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output

55R617-CA from TCL – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 123.19 cm x 71.37 cm x 7.37 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 8
Smart TV Roku TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 230 W

Our conclusion on the TCL 55R617-CA

Finally, this new TCL 55R617-CA is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
The choice of TCL to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 55R617-CA, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

From this new TCL we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the screen size, the depth of the colours.

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