TCL 55S434 : What is it worth?

What about the new TCL 55S434 ?

Recently TCL has released information about its new model of television . It is the 55S434.
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.
In its 54.6 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
In addition this TCL displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Through our review today, you will understand why the TCL 55S434 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the TCL 55S434

The TCL 55S434 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
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.
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 55S434 is revealed.

The screen of the TCL 55S434

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.
TCL remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. In addition, with a screen of 54.6 inches, the 55S434 is positioned in the range of models, in the average.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Designed with a frequency of 50 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.
In conclusion on the display, with the 55S434 TCL makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation TCL 55S434

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.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers with 8 W at output.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

55S434 from TCL – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the 55S434 TCL has an operating system Android TV installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of TCL 55S434

This television TCL 55S434 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 6 possible connections that this 55S434 is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

55S434 from TCL – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 83.82
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the TCL 55S434

Finally, this new TCL 55S434 is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
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.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.