TCL 50S425-CA : a TV set mid-range

TCL 50S425-CA : the new Ultra HD 4K

Recently TCL has released information about its new model of television . It is the 50S425-CA.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
First, the size : 50 inches on this device.
It is clearly among the other rivals models. No more no less.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of TCL have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Has the TCL succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

The design of the TCL 50S425-CA

The TCL 50S425-CA appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The design of the TCL 50S425-CA is largely inspired by the other models in the S42 series.
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 50S425-CA adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With a size of 50 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. 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 50S425-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 conclusion, TCL has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 50S425-CA to have a beautiful object in your living room.

50S425-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 50S425-CA is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 50 inches, this 50S425-CA is positioned in the range of models, in the average.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
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.
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.

TV sound presentation TCL 50S425-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 television set is equipped with  two baffles and provides a sound power of 8 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 50S425-CA TCL, it is the word correct that comes out.

50S425-CA from TCL – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the 50S425-CA has its operating system Roku TV installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
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 50S425-CA is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 50S425-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?

The connection system of the TCL 50S425-CA

As for the connectivity aspect on TCL 50S425-CA, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. The TCL 50S425-CA is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

50S425-CA from TCL – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 113 cm x 66 cm x 7.6 cm
Screen size in inches 50
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 8
Smart TV Roku TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 4
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 120 W

50S425-CA from TCL – The conclusion

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.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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.

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