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TCL-Digital U55S8806

55" Active Jan 2016
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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16 Reasons For

3D Compatible

The U55S8806 is 3D compatible. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs are not 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS9500.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The U55S8806 supports smart TV features. Most of the other latest similar spec televisions also support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs, the TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is the most commonly found display technology on TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Features OLED Technology

Unlike most of the other televisions that were released in the last 12 months which do not feature OLED technology, the U55S8806 features OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which feature OLED technology currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the LG 55EF9509.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The U55S8806 is a four HDMI port television.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the U55S8806 that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the TCL-Digital U55S8806's RMS rated power of 100 Watts is one of the highest.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p|2160p video mode, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS power of new TVs range from 10W to 40W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 22W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 40 Watts, the U55S8806 has a fairly high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Supports Five Video Formats

supports five video formats

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is H.265, but this video format is not supported by this TCL-Digital TV. The video formats AVI, MKV, MP4, TS and WMV are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of new 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 108 kilowatt hours, the U55S8806 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other newly released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Supports Two Audio Formats

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec TVs that were released in the last year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that have been available for around the same time as the U55S8806. The audio format "WMA" is also supported by this TCL-Digital TV.

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Has One Smart Mode

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a greater number of smart modes than most new similar spec TVs. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Cinema are also found on this television.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The U55S8806 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the U55S8806. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Very Thin

The thinnest thickness of comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year is 30mm and the thickest is 99mm. With a thickness of only 45 millimeters, the U55S8806 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other newly released 4K and 8K TVs.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The U55S8806 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500 is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs that have been available for around the same time as the U55S8806 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the TCL-Digital U55S8806 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the TCL-Digital U55S8806

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The U55S8806 is typical compared to the other 388 new 4K and 8K TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the U55S8806 will cost £121 over 5 years to run.

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when TCL-Digital released the U55S8806.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
HbbTV
Audio
Equaliser
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
RF Connector Type
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Processor Core
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £118.58
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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Total running cost over 5 years £120.35
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Energy Rating
0.6T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tcl u55s8806, tcl u55s8806d, tcl u55s8806ds
Barcodes 05901292507039

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