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TCL-Digital U55S8806

55" 4K Active Jan 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £120.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an equalizer

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the U55S8806 has an average running cost of £121 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 473 TVs of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market since January 2016.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The U55S8806 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The U55S8806 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago also have an ethernet port.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The U55S8806 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV is 26W. When compared to other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV 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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Has an Equalizer

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has an equalizer, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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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 TVs that came out around the same time as this television. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this television is 10W and the highest is 40W.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The U55S8806 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The U55S8806 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The U55S8806 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The U55S8806 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The U55S8806 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The U55S8806 supports internet TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Supports Smart TV

The U55S8806 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TCL-Digital U55S8806 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Display

Features OLED Technology

The U55S8806 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV which do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which feature OLED technology currently available including the 55EG960, or the 55EF9509 both from LG which and both of have better reviews.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The U55S8806 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-58DX700 (£739.99) (58") which also has a higher rating.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV is 17mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. At only 45 millimeters, the U55S8806 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released one year ago.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Sony KD-49X8005 (£649.99) (44mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tcl u55s8806ds
Barcodes 05901292507039

TCL-Digital U55S8806 Review Sources

To prepare this TCL-Digital U55S8806 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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