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TCL-Digital U55S8806

55" Active Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for the last year, the U55S8806 supports smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the U55S8806.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Features OLED Technology

The U55S8806 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the U55S8806 which do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which feature OLED technology to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 55UF8509[plb_3537337_price] is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The U55S8806 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the U55S8806 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is typical of many new TVs.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the U55S8806 is 7W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. When compared to other new 4K and 8K TVs that we have checked, the RMS rated power of the TCL-Digital U55S8806 of 100 Watts is one of the highest.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p|2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 40 Watts, the U55S8806 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other recently released TVs. The subwoofer RMS powers of televisions that have been available for a similar time to the U55S8806 range from 10W to 40W.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Supports Five Video Formats Supporteds

supports five video formats supporteds

The U55S8806 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year. This TCL-Digital television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months. The video formats supporteds "AVI", "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 TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 108 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. The annual energy consumptions of newly released TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the U55S8806 is more than most TVs that were released in the last 12 months. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the U55S8806. The audio formats supported "WMA" is also supported by this TCL-Digital TV.

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Has One Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the U55S8806 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this TV. The smart modess Cinema are also found on this television.

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Very Thin

At only 45 millimeters, the U55S8806 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other televisions that were released in the last year. The average depth of new 4K and 8K TVs is 63mm.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE65JU6400[pl_2804978_price] (64.6mm), or the UE55JU6800[pl_2955156_price] (63.2mm) both from Samsung.

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most recently released televisions do not have a built-in camera. The TCL-Digital U55S8806 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_3973673_price].

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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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 TVs that were released in the last 12 months. 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

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the average running cost of the U55S8806 is £121 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 389 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.

Released Twelve Months Ago

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for twelve months.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Audio
Equalizer
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Processor Cores
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £118.58
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £120.35
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the TCL-Digital U55S8806uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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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UE60JU6400 vs U55S8806

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