55P615 from TCL : Test and analysis

TCL 55P615 : the new Ultra HD 4K

The firm TCL is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its 55P615.
In its 54.6 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Neither too small, neither too large. In short, an average unremarkable model.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 54.6 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.

55P615 from TCL – Design

The TCL 55P615 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.
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 55P615 is revealed.

55P615 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.
TCL remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
The TCL television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 54.6 inches, the 55P615 is positioned in the range of models, in the average.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.
TCL chooses a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
Thus, the TCL 55P615 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the TCL 55P615

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 loudspeakers for a sound power of 8 W.

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

The Intelligent aspect of the TCL 55P615

As with many other TV sets, the 55P615 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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.

Presentation of the connection technology of TCL 55P615

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
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 11 possible connections that this 55P615 is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the TCL 55P615

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 78
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 62 W

55P615 from TCL – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 55P615 TCL intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.