Smart TV Comparison

3-SERIES
s334
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3-SERIES
s335
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4-SERIES
s434
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4-SERIES
S435
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5-SERIES
S535
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5-SERIES
5-Series Google TV
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6-SERIES
R635
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6-SERIES
6-Series Google TV
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6-SERIES
r648
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8-SERIES
Q825
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Model

Model

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S334

S335

S434

S435

S535

R635

R648

Q825

S325

S425

S546

R646

Smart TV

Smart TV

The best way to watch all of your favorite content – whether you stream it, pay for a cable or satellite subscription, or use the built-in tuner to enjoy free over-the-air channels – the TCL Smart TV makes it easy to enjoy it all.

 

TCL Roku TV
Enjoy seamless access to thousands of streaming channels through a simple, intuitive interface. Easy Voice Control lets you find movie titles, launch or change channels, even switch inputs, all with your voice, available through the Roku mobile app, compatible voice assistant devices, and voice-enabled remote control.

 

TCL Google TV
The entertainment you love. With a little help from Google. Google TV brings together movies, shows, live TV and more from across your apps and subscriptions and organizes them just for you. And with the Google TV app you can watch anywhere, anytime.

 

TCL Android TV
Built-in Google Assistant and thousands of streaming apps, let's you enjoy effortless entertainment tailored for you. Cast movies, shows, and photos from your Android or iOS device to enjoy your favorite entertainment on the big screen with Chromecast.

Android TV

Roku TV

Android TV

Roku TV

Roku TV

Roku TV

Roku TV

Roku TV

Roku TV

Roku TV

Google TV

Google TV

Screen Class

Screen Class

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32", 40"

32"

43", 50", 55", 75"


43", 50", 55", 65", 75", 85"

50", 55", 65", 75"

55", 65", 75"

65", 75"

65", 75"

32", 40", 43", 49"

43", 49", 55", 65", 75"

50", 55", 65", 75"

55", 65", 75"

Network Connection

Network Connection

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WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi

WiFi

WiFi, Ethernet

WiFi, Ethernet

Backlight Technology

Backlight Technology

Depending on the series, TCL TVs offer a range of backlight technologies:

 

Direct LED

LED TVs perform well in all lighting conditions while delivering deep blacks and rich colors.

 

Full Array with Contrast Control Zones

Contrast is optimized across localized zones for striking differences between bright and dark areas of the image.

 

Mini-LED with Contrast Control Zones

Mini-LED technology delivers striking brightness and miore lifelike HDR performance with more precise contrast control for greater depth, detail and dimension.


Direct LED

Direct LED

Direct LED

Direct LED

Full Array with Contrast Control Zones (up to 80 zones)

Mini-LED with Contrast Control Zones (up to 240 zones)

Mini-LED with Contrast Control Zones (up to 240 zones)

Mini-LED with Quantum Contrast (upwards of 1000 zones)

Direct LED

Direct LED

Full Array with Contrast Control Zones (up to 60 zones)

Mini-LED with Contrast Control Zones (up to 240 zones)

Resolution

Resolution

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HD 720p (32"), Full HD 1080p (40")

HD 720p

4K

4K

4K

4K

8k

4K

HD 720p (32"), Full HD 1080p (40" - 49")

4K Ultra High Definition

4K

4K

High Dynamic Range

High Dynamic Range

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, allows a TV to deliver a contrast ratio and color palette that is more realistic.

 

Dolby Vision
Dolby Visions delivers superior HDR performance that dynamically adjusts content scene-by-scene for greater brightness, contrast, and the richest colors possible.

 

HDR10
HDR10, or generic HDR, produces more color, contrast, and detail than a standard HDTV to enhance movies, TV shows, and games.

 

HDR10+
A newer format found on select TCL TVs that has the potential to improve the base HDR10 experience.

 

HLG
Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) is the HDR format made for broadcast media that makes live programming brighter and more vibrant. This is a test.

HDR10, HLG

HDR10, HLG

Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG

Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG

Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG

Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG

HDR10

Dolby Vision, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG

Dolby Vision/Dolby Vision IQ, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG

Wide Color Technology

Wide Color Technology

Wide Color performance produces a vibrant color palette covering more of the DCI-P3 color standard used by Hollywood content creators.

NBP Photon
Wide Color powered by TCL’s NBP Photon technology delivers an expanded color space for a more colorful and lifelike picture.

QLED
Quantum Dot technology or QLED, lets you experience lifelike picture quality with vivid wide color and striking contrast.

QLED

QLED

QLED

QLED

QLED

QLED

Motion Performance

Motion Performance

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120 CMI

120 CMI

Natural Motion 240

Natural Motion 480

Natural Motion 480

Natural Motion 480

120 CMI (excludes 32S325)

120 CMI

Natural Motion 240

Natural Motion 480

HDMI, USB Ports

HDMI, USB Ports

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2 HDMI, 1 with HDMI ARC, 1 USB 2.0

3 HDMI, 1 with HDMI ARC, 1 USB 2.0

3 HDMI, 1 with HDMI ARC, 1 USB 2.0

3 HDMI (43S435), 4 HDMI, 1 with HDMI ARC, 1 USB 2.0

4 HDMI, 1 with HDMI eARC, 1 USB 2.0

4 HDMI, 1 with eARC, 1 USB 2.0

4 HDMI, 2 HDMI 2.1 support up to 4K/120Hz. 1 port with eARC, 1 USB 2.0

4 HDMI, 1 with eARC, 1 USB 2.0

3 HDMI, 1 with HDMI ARC, 1 USB 2.0

3 HDMI, 1 with HDMI ARC, 1 USB 2.0

3 HDMI, 1 with eARC, 1 USB 2.0

4 HDMI,  2 HDMI 2.1 support up to 4K/120Hz. 1 port with eARC, 2 USB 2.0

Variable Refresh Rate

Variable Refresh Rate

Dynamic refresh rate adjusts to your content to produce smoother, seamless gameplay as video game creators intended.

Game Mode

Game Mode

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Auto

THX Certified

THX Certified

Auto

Auto

THX Certified

Sound Technology

Sound Technology

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Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Voice Control

Voice Control

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Google Assistant Built-in

Works with Alexa, Hey Google, Roku Voice

Google Assistant Built-in

Works with Siri, Alexa, Hey Google, Roku Voice

Works with Siri, Alexa, Hey Google, Roku Voice

Works with Siri, Alexa, Hey Google, Roku Voice

Works with Siri, Alexa, Hey Google, Roku Voice

Works with Siri, Alexa, Hey Google, Roku Voice

Works with Roku Voice

Works with Roku Voice

Google Assistant Built-in with Hands-free Voice Control

Google Assistant Built-in with Hands-free Voice Control

Remote

Remote

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Enhanced remote with voice control

Easy-to-use Remote

Enhanced remote with voice control

Easy-to-use Remote

Easy-to-use Remote

Enhanced Remote with Voice Control

Enhanced Remote with Voice Control

Enhanced Remote with Voice Control

Easy-to-use Remote

Easy-to-use Remote

Enhanced remote with voice control

Enhanced remote with voice control

Digital TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner

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With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

With program guide and live TV pause (with optional USB drive)

Design

Design

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Premium gloss black

Premium gloss black

Premium gloss black

Premium gloss black

FullView, Gun Metal, Integrated Cable Management

FullView, Gun Metal, Integrated Cable Management

FullView, Gun Metal, Integrated Cable Management, Premium Pedestal

FullView, Gun Metal, Premium Pedestal

Premium Gloss Black

Premium Gloss Black

FullView, Gun Metal, Integrated Cable Management

FullView, Gun Metal, Integrated Cable Management