TCL 55S423 : a middle range Direct LED television set

What about the new TCL 55S423 ?

TCL unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 55S423.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 55 inches.
The engineers from TCL say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
This television 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 .
Why can we consider this 55S423 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

TV design presentation TCL 55S423

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 55S423 is largely inspired by the other models in the S405 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The TCL 55S423 is simply flat.
With its glass surface of 55 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 charm of the 55S423 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!

The screen of the TCL 55S423

The display of this 55S423 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
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 55S423 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the 55S423 is among the greatest. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
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 55S423 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

55S423 from TCL – The sound

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 55S423 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 loudspeakers for a sound power of 8 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the TCL 55S423

On the software side, the TCL 55S423 is equipped with the operating system Roku TV. 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.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 55S423 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?

55S423 from TCL – Its connectivity

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 6 possible connections that this 55S423 is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

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 55S423

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

55S423 from TCL – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 55S423 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 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.

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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