TCL introduced its 2023 lineup of smart televisions featuring Google TV. The Q series offers diverse sizes and functionalities, while the S series focuses on providing cost-effective options. In this article, we will explore the key features and pricing of TCL's latest Google TV televisions.
TCLS35OG S3 Series
The S3 series serves as TCL's entry-level model, offering 1080p Full HD resolution and HDR support (HDR10, HLG). It features two HDMI ports, including one with HDMI ARC compatibility. Here are the pricing details:
- 32-inch: $162
- 40-inch: $189
- 43-inch: $209
TCLS45OG S4 Series
The S4 series is an upgrade over the S3, featuring 4K resolution and enhanced HDR experience through TCL's HDR Pro technology. It supports Dolby Vision on top of HDR10 and HLG formats. Additionally, it offers features like Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Motion Rate 240, and MEMC frame insertion. For audio, it supports Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual:X, along with wireless Bluetooth headphone connectivity.
On the back, it provides three HDMI inputs (including one with HDMI eARC), an optical audio output, and a headphone jack. The TV supports dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and comes with a voice remote.
- 43-inch: $280
- 50-inch: $283
- 55-inch: $299
- 65-inch: $425
- 75-inch: $648
- 85-inch: $1,113
TCLQ65OG Q6 Series
The Q6 series introduces TCL's HDR Pro+ technology, which adds HDR10+ to the supported HDR formats along with Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG. Like the S4 series, it features Motion Rate 240, MEMC frame insertion, and support for ALLM. The Q6 also includes Game Acceleration 120, which combines 120Hz variable refresh rate (VRR) with AMD FreeSync.
In terms of audio, the Q6 series offers Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual:X, along with Bluetooth headphone connectivity. The stand width is adjustable, and it comes with three HDMI inputs (including one with HDMI eARC), a headphone output, and support for dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) connectivity.
- 55-inch: $378
- 65-inch: $700
- 75-inch: $900
- 85-inch: $1,600
TCLQ75OG Q7 Series
The Q7 series enhances image performance with ProLED backlighting, delivering peak brightness of up to 1,000 nits. Its backlight features over 200 full-array local dimming zones that dynamically adapt to on-screen content. The 4K panel of the Q7 series has a native 120Hz refresh rate, supporting Motion Rate 480, MEMC frame insertion, and Game Accelerator 240 (ALLM, 240 VRR, and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro).
The Q7 series incorporates TCL's AIPQ Engine Gen3, featuring deep learning AI technology. It achieves TCL's first IMAX Enhanced certification in resolution, contrast, brightness, color, and sound.
The HDR Ultra technology in the Q7 series brings Dolby Vision IQ to HDR, along with HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG support. It also offers the same Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual:X audio experience as the S4 and Q6 series, along with Bluetooth headphone connectivity. The remote control provides backlighting and supports hands-free voice control. The stand is adjustable, and it offers four HDMI inputs (including one with HDMI eARC), a headphone output, and dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) connectivity.
- 55-inch: $750
- 65-inch: $1,000
- 75-inch: $1,400
- 85-inch: $2,200
TCLQM85OG QM8 Series
As TCL's flagship product for 2023, the QM8 series offers all the features of the Q7 series and adds a Quantum Dot MiniLED backlighting system. This system boasts thousands of micro-sized MiniLEDs and over 2,300 local dimming zones, controlled by the AIPQ Engine Gen3, providing a peak brightness of up to 2,000 nits.
The audio system of the QM8 series is enhanced with built-in subwoofers. The height of the base stand is adjustable, and it includes four HDMI ports (including one with HDMI eARC) and a headphone output. The QM8 supports Wi-Fi 6 for wireless connectivity.
- 65-inch: $1,700
- 75-inch: $2,300
- 85-inch: $2,800
- 98-inch: $10,000
TCL's 2023 lineup of Google TV televisions offer a range of options to cater to different needs and budgets. From the entry-level S series to the feature-rich Q and QM series, TCL provides a wide selection of sizes, resolutions, and advanced technologies such as HDR Pro, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and MEMC frame insertion. Whether you're looking for a budget-friendly option or a flagship television with cutting-edge features, TCL has you covered.
Please note that prices mentioned in this article are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer and location.