TCL 8k QLED 6 Series 65-R648 TV 2021 Review

8.02 Mixed Usages
7.3 TV Shows:
8 HDR Movies:
8.6 HDR Gaming:
7.6 Sports( Considering Day Light)
8.6 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2021 Rating: 4
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Specification

GENERAL

Screen Size Variation 65-77 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , 3D , High Definition , CEC Enabled , Anti-glare , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: LED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , Ethernet , Bluetooth , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 4
HDR HDR10 , Dolby Vision , HLG
Refresh Rate: 120 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: AiPQ Engine Technology; Auto Game Mode; Easy Voice Control works with Siri, Alexa, and Hey Google; FullView Edge-to-edge Glass Design.
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu Plus, YouTube

DISPLAY SPECS

Screen Size: 65 inches
Display Type LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 8K UHD (7680 x 4320 pixels)
Screen Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Full-Array
Quantum Dot Color: Yes
Video Processing Technology: Octa-Core
HDR (High Dynamic Range): HDR10, Dolby Atmos, HLG

PICTURE QUALITY:[TEST SUMMARY REPORT]

Contrast: Static contrast: 3500 : 1
Brightness: Up to 700 nits
Local Dimming: 160
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev-1.286%, 50% DSE-0.202% & Std. Dev-0.829%, Native Std. Dev-1.509%
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Total Reflections 3.2%
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE-0.17, Color dE- 0.57
Pixels & Motion: pixel density 136ppi
Input Handling (480p and 720p): N/A
Input Handling (1080p): The TV can likely upscale 1080p content to 8K resolution.
Input Handling (4k): The TV can display 4K content natively or potentially upscale lower resolutions. Check reviews for specifics.
Color Gamut: Color Gamut DCI-P3 DCI P3 xy-90.95%, DCI P3 uv-96.19%
Color Volume: : P3 Color Volume ITP 1,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP 77.1%
Gradient & Response Time: 9.5 ms
Supported Resolutions: Up To 8K
Interface: Roku TV

INPUT/OUTPUT OPTIONS:

Numbers of HDMI: 4
HDMI Version 2.1
Audio Return Channel 0
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 0
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 1
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1

INPUTS SPECIFICATIONS:

HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : N/A
Dolby Vision: Yes
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
HDMI 2.1 : Yes (HDMI 1,2)
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: Yes
Wi-Fi : Yes (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz)

AUDIO PASSTHROUGH:

ARC/eARC Port : eARC
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: Yes
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio:
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: Yes
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 2.0
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : Yes

BUILT-IN SPEAKER PERFORMANCE( TEST SUMMARY REPORT)

Built-in Speakers: Down-firing
Voice Clarity: Clarity could be limited
Distortion: Total Harmonic Distortion Weighted THD @ 80 0.127, Weighted THD @ Max 0.962
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 75.51 Hz
Bass: N/A
Soundstage: Narrow
Immersion: N/A
Dolby Atmos Support: Supported (limited by speakers) Lacks dedicated channels for true Atmos effect
Audio Passthrough: Yes (via HDMI eARC) Connect a soundbar for better audio 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 Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Ease To Use

SMART TV FEATURES

Operating System Roku TV
CPU / Processor Octa-Core
Graphic Processor / GPU 4 GPU cores.
RAM 3gb
Storage 32gb
Chromecast Supported
Alexa Supported

GAMING FEATURE:

PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Yes
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): Yes
Input Lag: 15.1 ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 120Hz
Additional Features: Auto Game Mode

REMOTE CONTROL

Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device Yes
Remote App Roku

DESIGN & BUILT QUALITY:

Dimensions 1447.8 x 830.58 x 76.2 mm
Style The TCL R648 has a unique design with a center-mounted stand that's different from other TCL TVs we've tested.
Back & Borders: Back Wall Mount VESA 400x400 & Borders 0.39 inch (1.0 cm)
Thickness: Max Thickness 2.99 inch (7.6 cm)
Build Quality: The TCL R648 has good build quality. It's a solid TV overall, and even though most of it is plastic, it feels nice.
Longevity:
Stand: The stand sticks out from the TV quite a bit, so you'll need a deep table to place it on if you want to put a soundbar. Footprint of the 65 inch TV: 18.9 x 12.0 inch
Included Components: Power Cable, Quick Start Guide, Warranty Info., Remote Control, 2x Remote Control Batteries, Stand

RATING SYSTEM:

TV Shows: 7.3
HDR Movies: 8
HDR Gaming: 8.6
Sports( Considering Day Light) 7.6
PC Monitor (): 8.6
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