Television set TCL 43P615 (AP) : new reference Direct LED ?

What about the new TCL 43P615 (AP) ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the TCL 43P615 (AP).
First, the size : 42.5 inches on this device.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
This television is delivered 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.
Through our review today, you will understand why the TCL 43P615 (AP) is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the TCL 43P615 (AP)

The TCL 43P615 (AP) with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
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!

43P615 (AP) 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 43P615 (AP) is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 42.5 inches, the 43P615 (AP) belongs to the series of small models in its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
In addition, TCL has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image 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.

43P615 (AP) from TCL – The sound

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.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers for a sound power of 9.5 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 43P615 (AP) TCL is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the TCL 43P615 (AP)

As with many other TV sets, the 43P615 (AP) has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore 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 43P615 (AP)

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. The TCL 43P615 (AP) is at the bottom of its range. Not great compared to its competitors.
In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 1 HDMI port, 2 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

43P615 (AP) from TCL – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 9.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 75 W

To conclude on the TCL 43P615 (AP)

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.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

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 sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.

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