Our view about 43P8 from TCL : A TV Ultra HD 4K

43P8 from TCL – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

TCL unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 43P8.
In its 43 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Neither too small, neither too large. In short, an average unremarkable model.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Why can we consider this 43P8 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the TCL 43P8

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.
The design of the TCL 43P8 is largely inspired by the other models in the P8 series.
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 new TCL 43P8 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With a size of 43 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. 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.
The interest of the 43P8 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
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 43P8 is revealed.

The screen of the TCL 43P8

The designers of TCL have made this new TV set 43P8. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. 
The TCL 43P8 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
TCL presents this 43P8 with a screen of 43 inches; this television belongs to the series of standard models in its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
With a frequency of 60 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.
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.

The sound of the TCL 43P8

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 43P8 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 43P8 TCL, it is the word correct that comes out.

43P8 from TCL – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the TCL 43P8 is equipped with the operating system Android Pie 9; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV 43P8 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 43P8 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?

The connection system of the TCL 43P8

As for the connectivity aspect on TCL 43P8, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. The TCL 43P8 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the TCL 43P8

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 97 x 18.5 x 62.3 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android Pie 9
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Power consumption 85 W

Our conclusion on the TCL 43P8

With the intention of making a difference this new 43P8 TCL intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
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 screen size, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.

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