65P8 from TCL : Our view

TCL 65P8 : the new Ultra HD 4K

TCL ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this 65P8, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 65 inches.
And you must believe us it is impressive. The first question you’ll have to ask yourself will be the place where you are going to install this television.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Colours which can be considered as faithful. It can be said that this model is worth being looked at.
The manufacturer’s goal is to offer a powerful spatialization effect to reinforce the spectator’s feeling of immersion, wherever he or she sits in the living room.
A detailed analysis will help to see if the objective is achieved. 

65P8 from TCL – Design

The engineers at the TCL have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this 65P8. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the TCL 65P8 an elegant TV in this range.
The 65P8 is simply flat.
With an interesting size of 65 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. 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 65P8, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the 65P8 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In short,the TCL produces a nearly impeccable TV; it will sit in your living room, and even when turned off it will give off a feeling of quality. Almost a work of art. Once turned on, you will enjoy the quality of the image and sound. All these features will take you into a new dimension; that of the top of the range with the TCL 65P8.

65P8 from TCL – The screen

TCL puts the emphasis on image quality to win back the market; this TV offers you a top-of-the-range visual experience.
TCL remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
The TCL 65P8 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. TCL presents this 65P8 with a screen of 65 inches; this television is among the greatest. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality 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.
In conclusion on the display, the 65P8 deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

65P8 from TCL – The sound

Enhanced bass and bass tones, precise treble. With this 65P8 the music comes to life thanks to a perfect reproduction of the most subtle nuances and details.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles and a power output of 10 W.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set TCL 65P8

For the software part, the 65P8 TCL has an operating system Android 9 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 65P8 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 65P8 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?

65P8 from TCL – Its connectivity

The 65P8 will delight multi-device users. Indeed, the connectivity consists of many inputs and ports to allow all the possibilities in terms of home cinema or gaming.
In this TV range, the 65P8’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 8 possible connections that this 65P8 is presented. The TCL 65P8 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

65P8 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 146.4 x 27.5 x 90.4 cm
Screen size in inches 65
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Android 9
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 145 W

Our conclusion on the TCL 65P8

Finally, this new TCL 65P8 is the TV to buy if you are particularly demanding on quality, technology, and design.
The choice of TCL to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 65P8, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
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.

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 screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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