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2018 TCL 6 Series

Discussion in 'Displays' started by AndySTL, May 6, 2018.

  1. AndySTL

    AndySTL Well-Known Member

    Has anyone here seen the new TCL 6 series in person? I am about to pull the trigger on a new 55" display for my home office. This is where I have my PS4 and Xbox One. This tv is only $599 but gets pretty great reviews. There are 2 things that give me pause on this purchase.

    1. It's only a 60Hz panel
    2. I've read people saying that 1080p content does not look great on this set. Not sure if these comments are founded or not but it concerns me.

    I plan on getting in to Best Buy some time this week to have a look. Also on the list is the Vizio M series. Any other sets that should be on my short list? I want 4k HRD 55" under $800.


  2. Towen7

    Towen7 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

    I have a 55” TCL P6 series in my home office. IMHO it’s ridiculously good for a $599 set.

    That said the biggest flaw is that the picture can get a little washed out if viewing from off axis.
  3. AndySTL

    AndySTL Well-Known Member

    What say you on the quality of 1080p content? Have you done any gaming on it?

    As for the axis issue, I have an articulating wall mount so it's easy for me to stay on axis. There are only two sitting positions in the room anyhow so I just adjust it whether I am sitting at my desk or in my club chair.
  4. Towen7

    Towen7 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

    IMHO the 1080p content is really good after following some basic calibration advice from the internet.
    I don’t use it for gaming but I’m pretty sure it has a low latency mode specifically for gaming.
  5. AndySTL

    AndySTL Well-Known Member

    Ok thanks for the input. I'm leaning heavily toward this new model. Will see it in person this week.
  6. AndySTL

    AndySTL Well-Known Member

    Went to Best Buy tonight all set to bring this tv home and then plans changed. First of all they didn't have the 2018 unit on display, so I spent time looking at the last one. Pic quality was great as expected. However, they had an open box 65" Sony XBR65X900E. It was missing the stand and priced at $746.99. Seemed like too good of a deal to pass up. I have 30 days to decide if I like it. Standard warranty applies and my credit card gives me another year of coverage on TVs....so hopefully this works out well. It's bigger than I had planned so hopefully I don't regret that.
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  7. Zing

    Zing Retired Admin Famous

    I think you made out well.
  8. Dentman

    Dentman Well-Known Member

  9. Haywood

    Haywood Well-Known Member Famous

    That is a very nice set. I highly doubt you will be disappointed and it will definitely smoke the TCL. Congrats, and you suck.
  10. bmwuk

    bmwuk Well-Known Member

    I use the Sanus wall mount for my 75" Sony and it works great. Normally $130 but I got it on sale for around $60 or $70 during Christmas
  11. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    Pictures or you are lying.
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  12. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    Yes a big YOU SUCK!!!
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