55S525 : the television Edge-LED from TCL

TCL 55S525 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Today we are going to analyse the TCL 55S525, a mid-range television from TCL. An review to check the capacities of this model.
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.
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.
Has the TCL succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation TCL 55S525

The TCL 55S525 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The design of the TCL 55S525 is largely inspired by the other models in the S5 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 55S525 is simply flat.
With its screen surface 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 55S525, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The interest of the 55S525 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 55S525 is revealed.

The screen of the TCL 55S525

The TCL could hardly do better than this 55S525 with a Edge-LED screen.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

The TCL 55S525 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the 55S525 is among the greatest. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
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 55S525 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the TCL 55S525

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 loudspeakers and a power output 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 55S525

As with many other TV sets, the 55S525 has its operating system Roku TV installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 55S525 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 55S525

This television TCL 55S525 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
With a number of connections below the average of its range, you will have to choose which appliance(s) in your home you need to connect to your TV.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 55S525 is presented. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

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

Presentation of the technical features of the TCL 55S525

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 122.7 cm x 71.1 cm x 7.62 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-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 125 W

To conclude on the TCL 55S525

In conclusion, the TCL 55S525 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.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the TCL know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
TCL chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the sound power, the screen size, the depth of the colours.

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