If you are looking for the perfect TV for cord cutting, this is the one to get. The combination of excellent HDR picture quality, integrated Roku OS with full voice control capability, a 14 day over-the-air antenna guide with the ability to pause live TV and incredible affordability make this TV the head and shoulders pick for cord cutters.
If you want a 55-inch TV and don’t want to pay $1,500 for an OLED, the TCL P series is the one to get. Simply put, no other TV offers this level of picture quality for this cheap a price. The TCL 55P607 costs hundreds less than the , for example, but its picture is just as good – and in many ways, it’s better. It also earned a higher picture-quality score than the much more expensive Samsung Q7 QLED TV.
CNET’s David Katzmaier
The key to the sets excellent picture quality is its full-array. It allows the screen to dim and brighten in different areas independently. Add to that the fact that it supports Dolby Vision HDR, which is the most stunning picture quality enhancement since HD, and its no surprise this TV is the most sought after set right now for cord cutters.
What’s more, through the TV’s Roku interface, you can access streaming services like DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live, Sling TV and more. Basically hang it on the wall, connect power and an antenna cable and you’re set for streaming – no input switching, fussing with remotes or additional hardware configurations.
This is out-of-the-box prime cord cutting fare served on a 55 inch platter.
Local dimming TVs always perform better than TVs that don’t have this feature. Local dimming is the basis of high contrast, which in combination with HDR, represents the single best enhancement in television picture quality since high definition. It’s the main reason whylook so good and this TV has it in spades.
For cord cutters, the picture quality is the icing on the cake. What really makes this TV sing for us is the Roku operating system, built right into the TV as well as the over-the-air integration. Just plug an antenna in and you are ready to go. With Roku’s latest operating system the over the air antenna content is integrated into a cable tv style grid guide with 14 day look ahead and the ability to pause live TV without need of a separate DVR box.
This is a stunning TV at an insane price. Get one while you can.