55S425-CA : TCL is back with a TV set Direct LED

TCL 55S425-CA : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the TCL 55S425-CA.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
We are looking at a very imposing television. You won’t move it every now and then.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 55 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Through our review today, you will understand why the TCL 55S425-CA is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the TCL 55S425-CA

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.
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 good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
This TCL 55S425-CA is rather flat.
With its screen surface of 55 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, TCL has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the 55S425-CA, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
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 55S425-CA is revealed.

55S425-CA from TCL – The screen

The TCL could hardly do better than this 55S425-CA with a Direct LED screen.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
The TCL television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. TCL presents this 55S425-CA with a screen of 55 inches; this television is among the greatest. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
TCL chooses a frequency of 60 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.
Thus, the TCL 55S425-CA allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation TCL 55S425-CA

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 equipment consists of  two loudspeakers and a power output of 8 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 55S425-CA TCL is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

55S425-CA from TCL – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the TCL 55S425-CA is equipped with the operating system Roku TV installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 55S425-CA with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

55S425-CA from TCL – Its connectivity

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.

It is with 6 possible connections that this 55S425-CA is presented. The TCL considers that with the55S425-CA the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the TCL 55S425-CA

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 124.71 cm x 72.39 cm x 7.62 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
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the TCL 55S425-CA

With the intention of making a difference this new 55S425-CA TCL intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
The choice of TCL to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 55S425-CA, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

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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