TCL 3 Series 32-S325 TV 2019 Review

5.3 Mixed Usages
5.7 TV Shows:
4.2 HDR Movies:
3.8 HDR Gaming:
6.6 Sports( Considering Day Light)
6.2 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2019 Rating: 4.6
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Specification

GENERAL

Screen Size Variation Under 55 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , High Definition , CEC Enabled , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: LED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 3
HDR
Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Flat
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, Skype, Hulu, Youtube, Spotify, Amazon Instant Video

DISPLAY SPECS

Screen Size: 32 inch
Display Type LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 720p
Screen Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Direct LED
Quantum Dot Color: No
Video Processing Technology:
HDR (High Dynamic Range):

PICTURE QUALITY:[TEST SUMMARY REPORT]

Contrast: Native Contrast 3,333 : 1 Contrast with local dimming N/A
Brightness: 180 cd/m²
Local Dimming: No
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev. 5.998% & Black Uniformity Native Std. Dev. 2.412% Std. Dev. w/ L.D. N/A
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Screen Finish Semi-gloss Total Reflections 5.2% Indirect Reflections 0.5%
Calibration: Pre Calibration White Balance dE-7.32, Color dE-4.80, Gamma-1.99
Pixels & Motion: Type LED Sub-Type VA
Input Handling (480p and 720p): it doesn't show 4:3 content very well and stretches the image. & This TV's native resolution is 768p, so it doesn't upscale 720p content perfectly.
Input Handling (1080p): N/A
Input Handling (4k): N/A
Color Gamut: Wide Color Gamut No, DCI P3 xy-64.12%, DCI P3 uv-72.36%
Color Volume: : Normalized DCI P3 Coverage ITP 62.9% 10,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP 18.7%
Gradient & Response Time: Gradient Color Depth 8 Bit Red (Std. Dev.) 0.133 Green (Std. Dev.) 0.192 & response time 16.0 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p
Interface: Roku TV

INPUT/OUTPUT OPTIONS:

Numbers of HDMI: 3
HDMI Version 2.0
Audio Return Channel 1
Optical Digital Audio Output: 0
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 1
RF Inputs: 0
USB Ports: 1
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1

INPUTS SPECIFICATIONS:

HDR10: N/A
HDR10+ : N/A
Dolby Vision: N/A
HLG : N/A
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
HDMI 2.1 :
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2:
ATSC Tuner:
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: Yes
Wi-Fi : Yes (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz)

AUDIO PASSTHROUGH:

ARC/eARC Port : ARC
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : N/A
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : N/A
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: N/A
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : N/A
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: N/A
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: N/A
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : N/A
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1:
Optical: DTS 5.1 : Yes

BUILT-IN SPEAKER PERFORMANCE( TEST SUMMARY REPORT)

Built-in Speakers: Downward-firing speakers
Voice Clarity: Thin and tinny sounding, especially at higher volumes. Dialogue may be unclear.
Distortion: Distortion Weighted THD @ 80 0.485 Weighted THD @ Max 1.487
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 169.51 Hz
Bass: Not suitable for action movies or bass-heavy music.
Soundstage: Narrow
Immersion: Not ideal for immersive entertainment experiences like movies or games. You won't feel surrounded by sound.
Dolby Atmos Support: Not Support
Audio Passthrough: Yes Allows you to pass audio through HDMI to an external sound system (soundbar or speakers) for better sound quality.
Recommendation: Recommended to invest in a soundbar or external speaker system

APPS AND FEATURES

Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback N/A
HDR in Netflix N/A
HDR in YouTube N/A
Apps Navigation Ease To Use

SMART TV FEATURES

Operating System Roku TV
CPU / Processor 2 cores (processor)
Graphic Processor / GPU N/A
RAM 2GB
Storage 32 GB
Chromecast Not Supported
Alexa Supported

GAMING FEATURE:

PS5 Compatibility: N/A
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility N/A
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): N/A
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): N/A
Input Lag: 26.9 ms
HDR: N/A
High Frame Rate (HFR): 60Hz
Additional Features: N/A

REMOTE CONTROL

Voice Control N/A
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device N/A
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device N/A
Remote App Roku

DESIGN & BUILT QUALITY:

Dimensions 28.8 x 18.9 x 7.1 inch
Style It has fairly thick bezels that are made out of glossy plastic, and the overall build feels cheap.
Back & Borders: Back Wall Mount VESA 100x100 & Borders 0.55
Thickness: Max Thickness 2.91
Build Quality: This TV has a disappointing build quality, and the overall build feels cheap. The plastic around the inputs flexes easily, and you can see the components through the air vents.
Longevity: N/A
Stand: Footprint of the 32 inch inch TV: 24.6 x 7.3 inch
Included Components: Stand, TV, Remote

RATING SYSTEM:

TV Shows: 5.7
HDR Movies: 4.2
HDR Gaming: 3.8
Sports( Considering Day Light) 6.6
PC Monitor (): 6.2
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