TCL 6 Series 65-R646 QLED TV Review

8.06 Mixed Usages
7.5 TV Shows:
8.1 HDR Movies:
8.7 HDR Gaming:
7.6 Sports( Considering Day Light)
8.4 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2022 Rating: 4.1
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Specification

GENERAL

Screen Size Variation 55-65 Inches , 65-77 Inches , 77-90 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , HDR , High Definition , CEC Enabled , Anti-glare , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: LED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , Ethernet , Bluetooth , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 4
HDR HDR10 , HDR10+ , Dolby Vision , HLG
Refresh Rate: 120 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Flat
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, Pandora, Hulu, Google TV, YouTube

DISPLAY SPECS

Screen Size: 65 inches
Display Type QLED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Screen Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Mini LED
Quantum Dot Color: No
Video Processing Technology: Quad-core CPU
HDR (High Dynamic Range): Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG

PICTURE QUALITY:[TEST SUMMARY REPORT]

Contrast: Contrast 39,900 : 1, Native Contrast 7,778 : 1
Brightness: 1,051 cd/m²
Local Dimming: N/A
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev-2.499%, 50% DSE- 0.165% & Black Uniformity Std. Dev. 0.471%, Native Std. Dev-1.143%
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Total Reflections 3.1%
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE-3.67, Color dE-2.51
Pixels & Motion: Type-LED & 60 fps content up to 120 fps.
Input Handling (480p and 720p): Unfortunately, this TV has bad sharpness processing with low-resolution or low-bitrate content.
Input Handling (1080p): N/A
Input Handling (4k): N/A
Color Gamut: Color Gamut DCI-P3 Picture
Color Volume: : 1,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP 75.4%
Gradient & Response Time: 11.1 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4K
Interface: Google TV (Android 11)

INPUT/OUTPUT OPTIONS:

Numbers of HDMI: 4
HDMI Version 0
Audio Return Channel 1
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 1
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 2
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1

INPUTS SPECIFICATIONS:

HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : Yes
Dolby Vision: Yes
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
HDMI 2.1 : Yes (HDMI 1,2)
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: Yes
Wi-Fi : Yes (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz)

AUDIO PASSTHROUGH:

ARC/eARC Port : eARC
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: Yes
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: Yes
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 2.0
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : Yes

BUILT-IN SPEAKER PERFORMANCE( TEST SUMMARY REPORT)

Built-in Speakers: Down-firing
Voice Clarity: Clarity could be limited
Distortion: Total Harmonic Distortion Weighted THD @ 80 0.032, Weighted THD @ Max 0.385
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 80.00 Hz
Bass: Weak (below 50Hz)
Soundstage: Limited stereo separation
Immersion: Not ideal for surround sound experiences
Dolby Atmos Support: Supported (limited by speakers) Lacks dedicated channels for true Atmos effect
Audio Passthrough: Yes (via HDMI eARC) Connect a soundbar for better audio quality
Recommendation: Recommended to invest in a soundbar or external speaker system

APPS AND FEATURES

Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Ease To Use

SMART TV FEATURES

Operating System Google TV
CPU / Processor Quad-core CPU
Graphic Processor / GPU N/A
RAM 2 GB
Storage 16 GB
Chromecast Not Supported
Alexa Supported

GAMING FEATURE:

PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Yes
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): Yes
Input Lag: 14.2 ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 120Hz
Additional Features: Game mode

REMOTE CONTROL

Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device N/A
Remote App Android TV

DESIGN & BUILT QUALITY:

Dimensions ‎9.14 x 144.53 x 84.58 cm
Style The TCL R646 looks similar to the TCL 6 Series/R635 2020 QLED as it has a silver bottom bezel and the same back panel
Back & Borders: Back Wall Mount VESA 300x300 & Borders 0.35
Thickness: Max Thickness 3.66
Build Quality: It has good build quality, and it feels very similar to the TCL 6 Series/R635 2020 QLED. It's well put together, and it feels sturdy for the most part.
Longevity: N/A
Stand: The TCL R646 features new metal feet that don't take up as much space as those on the TCL 6 Series/R635 2020 QLED. Footprint of the 55-inch TV: 40.35
Included Components: Remote control (with 2x AAA batteries), Power cord, User guide

RATING SYSTEM:

TV Shows: 7.5
HDR Movies: 8.1
HDR Gaming: 8.7
Sports( Considering Day Light) 7.6
PC Monitor (): 8.4
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