The TCL S6500 is amongst the budget offering TVs that are offered by TCL. It is a full Android TV and allows you to download apps and games from the Google Play Store and stream content. It comes with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels while measuring 905.1 mm x 74.4mm. Being a smart TV, it runs on an Android OS and comes with Google Assistant. It is run with an 8GB ROM, 1GB DDR3 RAM. The model allows users to enjoy internet streaming at 4K resolution and further has a 5000:1 refresh rate. HDR enhances images while micro dimming produces great contrast. Dolby Audio can optimize sound as the audio features include 2CH speakers and 20W speaker output. Built-in Wi-Fi will allow you to access your favourite apps and internet-based content whereas the Google Assistant acts a voice control feature.
The 40″ TCL 6500 features a classic and slim design with a traditional maximum screen display. It measures 977.6×56.8 cm while weighing 7kg. The TV comes packed with thin bezels and bottom speakers. The back is slim and easily accessible thus there are no issues when it comes to plugging in other hardware to the TV. The rear part has a nice build and feels whereas the ports have been systematically fitted to the right side and include 2HDMI, cable connection and USB connections. The set comes with a pair of metal feet and screws which will help in screwing them to the base.
You will experience a much wider brightness range with the HDR as it delivers great picture contrast and enhances details of images to bring out more vivid colours to life. HDR uses a unique algorithm to adjust the backlight automatically while boosting peak brightness.
colours will be optimized automatically by expanding the pallet to have a more vibrant touch thanks to Dynamic Color enhancement. With the micro dimming app, the TV content will be allowed to analyze to hundreds of zones thus improving the picture quality to pamper your eyes while giving you a fantastic viewing experience that has great contrast mostly in the dark.
You will finally be able to control your TV even without having a remote control. You can easily access the internet, get answers and also control devices around your home using the Google Assistant built-in. The TV has a 4X built-in microphone that ensures your commands are picked up on instant thus allowing you to have a hands free control.
Dolby audio is extremely reliable in producing high-end sound experience and it most certainly does not disappoint with this model. This model comes with an exceptional 5.1 surround sound experience that brings out clear and balanced sound levels. The bass is great whereas the Smart function auto-adjusts to eliminate sound fluctuations that occur when commercials come up or channels are switched. The sounds produced by the audio are realistic and enhanced as they get you in the middle of every scene. For an even better sound, you can enhance the sound using the TCL TS5010 Alto 7+2.1. Soundbar or even Rebune Home Theater System.
Connectivity options that are found with the 4K TV are 2HDMI, USB, Component in, Composite In, Bluetooth 4.2, Ethernet, Digital Audio output, RF, ARC, Wi-Fi 5, and HDMI-CEC.
Being optimized for Android, the TV panel can bring out most of its OS as it features an interface that works like a charm and is very navigable with several commonly used apps such as YouTube and Netflix which come pre-installed.
Despite not being a 4K TV, the display quality is surprisingly good as the addition of HDR support, Micro Dimming and a 5000:1 contrast ratio enable it to provide sharp clear and well-textured images.