TCL 55S423 Review and Specifications

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TCL 55S423 Overview

The 4-series 4K TCL 55S423 Roku TV offers astonishing image capabilities while bringing your favorite content in a smart and modern design through a simple, intuitive GUI.

TCL 55S423

The panel is 4K UHD and supports HDR10. It lets you transform your mobile or tablet into a versatile streaming partner. You can use the built-in tuner to experience the on-air free channels.

The TCL‘s 4K Creative Pro upscaling engine upscale your High Definition (HD) video to nearly 4K.

Inclusions

  • Quick Start Guide
  • Roku TV RC280 remote control
  • Two “AAA” remote batteries

Pros

  • Smart TV with 4K resolution
  • Ethernet and WiFi
  • 120Hz CMI effective refresh rate
  • Easy navigation with 20 button RC280 remote

Cons

  • No HDR10+
  • No Dolby Vision

Specifications

BrandTCL
CountryUSA
Model55S423
Release Year2018
Series 24
Size55 inch
Smart TV
Warranty1year limited warranty
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6 inch
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Backlight TypeLED
Color
Color Depth1.07 billion
Display TypeLCD
LED TypeDirect LED
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Panel TypeVA
Screen DesignFlat
Viewing Angle
VIDEO
2K HFR
3D Capability
4K HFR
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
AMD Freesync™
Auto Low Latency Mode
Black Frame Insertion
Dolby Vision
Filmmaker Mode
Frame Interploation TechniqueClear Motion
Frame Interpolation Frequency120Hz
HDR10
HDR10+
HGIG Compatibility
IMAX Enhanced
NVidia G-Sync
Upscaling4K Creative Pro
VRR
AUDIO
Speaker Power Rating8W + 8W
Dolby Digital Plus
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11ac 2×2 Dual Band (support 2.4GHz & 5GHz)
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant
Works with Alexa
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDMI Inputs3
HDMI Version2
HDMI-CEC
IF (Satellite) Inputs
Optical Audio Output
RCA Audio Outputs
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
RS-232C Remote
USB 3.0 Ports
USB Inputs1
OTHER DETAILS
CPU Cores2
GPU Cores2
Operating SystemRoku
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Mobile App
Teletext
Closed Captions
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
Advanced PQ Setting with Mobile App
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
Accessible Menu System (CVAA)
ASF
AV1
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
M2TS
MKV
MP4
MPEG-4
Quick Start Guide (QSG)
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VOB
VP7
VP8
VP9
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WAV
WMA
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
WEBP
TUNER
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
SAT Tuner
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Analog TunerNTSC
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
Digital Tuner
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)49.0 x 28.4 x 3.1 inch
(124.46 x 72.14 x 7.87 cm)
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)49.9 x 30.6 x 9.9 inch
(126.75 x 77.72 x 25.14 cm)
Stand Size44.6 inch (113.29 cm)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)55.1 x 34.0 x 6.6 inch
(139.95 x 86.36 x 16.76 cm)
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm 200m(H)
Wall mount screwM6 x 12
Weight Without Stand26.7 lbs (12.11 kg)
Weight With Stand27.1 lbs (12.29 kg)
Weight of Package (Gross)39.2 lbs (17.78 kg)

Final Verdict

We performed the TCL 55S423 review by testing and analyzing each aspect carefully. 55S423 is a nice 4K TV with above-average features that is a good budget buy. Also, read TCL 65S421 review.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where to find the TCL 55S423 manual?

    You can get the pdf version of the user manual here.

  2. What is the difference between TCL 55s423 and 55s425?

    TCL 55S425 And 55S423 are similar models with some minor differences. 55S423 comes with a gray stand, 55S425 comes with a black stand.
    The price of 55S423 is slightly more than that of 55S423.
    55S423 is available with exclusive discount retailers.

  3. When was TCL 55s423 released?

    TCL 55s423 Roko Smart TV was released in 2018.

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