TCL 55R617-CA : What is it worth?

TCL 55R617-CA : the new Ultra HD 4K

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the TCL 55R617-CA.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
This television is delivered 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.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 55R617-CA TCL ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the TCL 55R617-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.
The design of the TCL 55R617-CA is largely inspired by the other models in the R6 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.
The 55R617-CA is simply flat.
With an interesting size of 55 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 55R617-CA, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the 55R617-CA is undoubtedly its technology Slim Design.
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!

TV screen presentation TCL 55R617-CA

The designers of TCL have made this new TV set 55R617-CA. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new 55R617-CA TCL, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
The TCL 55R617-CA is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. TCL presents this 55R617-CA with a screen of 55 inches; this television belongs to the series of large models in its range. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the 55R617-CA TCL makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation TCL 55R617-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 speakers for a sound power of 8 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 55R617-CA TCL is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set TCL 55R617-CA

As with many other TV sets, the 55R617-CA has its operating system Roku TV. 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of TCL 55R617-CA

As for the connectivity aspect on TCL 55R617-CA, it provides you with sufficient elements.
You will need to carefully choose the devices you want to connect to this 55R617-CA. The reason? there are few choices in terms of available connectors.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 55R617-CA is presented. The TCL considers that with the55R617-CA the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

You have the following connections at your disposal:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output

Technical characteristics of the TCL 55R617-CA

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 123.19 cm x 71.37 cm x 7.37 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
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 230 W

To conclude on the TCL 55R617-CA

In conclusion, the TCL 55R617-CA is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
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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