TCL 65P615 (AP) : a TV set mid-range

TCL 65P615 (AP) : the new Ultra HD 4K

TCL ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 65P615 (AP), an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 64.5 inches.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
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.
Why can we consider this 65P615 (AP) as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

65P615 (AP) from TCL – Design

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.
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 conclusion, TCL has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 65P615 (AP) to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the TCL 65P615 (AP)

The display of this 65P615 (AP) is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
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. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. And with his 64.5 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the top of its range. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
TCL chooses a frequency of 50 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
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 65P615 (AP) allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

65P615 (AP) from TCL – The sound

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however TCL has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers and a power output of 9.5 W.

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

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set TCL 65P615 (AP)

As with many other TV sets, the 65P615 (AP) has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie 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 65P615 (AP) is communicating.

The connection system of the TCL 65P615 (AP)

This television TCL 65P615 (AP) 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.

This model has a total of 6 connections, not too bad. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 1 HDMI port, 2 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

65P615 (AP) from TCL – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 64.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 9.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 160 W

To conclude on the TCL 65P615 (AP)

With the intention of making a difference this new 65P615 (AP) TCL intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.