TCL P745 4K Ultra HD TV: 85''/98'' QLED 60Hz/144Hz, Dolby Vision/Atmos, HDR10 and Google TV

Large size objective with the new TCL P745 TV series announced by the Chinese manufacturer in the middle of summer. On the menu indeed, the two references TCL 85P745 and TCL 98P745 for respective diagonals of 85'' and 98'', i.e. 216 cm and 249 centimeters.

As you can see in the photos below, televisions display a premium design, in particular thanks to an elegant and thin metal bar present at the bottom of the television and an extremely discreet LCD panel frame, to give pride of place to the 'picture. And for safety reasons (better stability), the 85'' and 98'' specimens have a double foot placed at both ends of the slab (see photo below).

TCL P745 Main Specifications Ultra HD 4K LCD 144 Hz models (120 Hz on the 85''), the TCL P745 televisions are equipped with a Direct LED Global Dimming backlighting system. The panel, of a 60 Hz VA nature on the 85'' and 144 Hz on the 98'', is of course 10-bit native. Namely, a DLG function allowing a display up to 120 Hz via a 60 Hz panel and 240 Hz on a 144 Hz panel, by halving the vertical resolution, for a smoother and more pleasant gaming experience, is present. This will delight owners of PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X consoles or high-end gaming PCs. On the menu of technical characteristics, the TCL P745 televisions display a luminous peak of 330 nits for the 85'' and 450 nits for the 98'', and feature QLED (Quantum Dots) technology for 93% coverage of the DCI- P3. We find the new AiPQ 3.0 processing.

Logically, one of the three HDMI connectors is obedience 2.1 for the management of HFR 4K/120, eARC and ALLM. On the TCL 98P745, there is also VRR compatibility (from 48 Hz to 144 Hz). In terms of HDR, HDR10, HDR10+ and HDR Dolby Vision technologies associated on the 98'' with the Dolby Vision IQ functionality (brightness sensor) are included.

Good news for fans of video game, the TCL 85P745 television benefits from the Game Master 2.0 label, Game Master Pro 2.0 for the TCL 98P745. We can also mention a 120 Hz MEMC motion compensation, a new anti-reflective treatment and an anti-blue light mode. Plus a Game mode with an Input Lag of 6 milliseconds.

TCL P745, 2.0/2.1 sound, from 20 W to 60 W depending on size The sound equipment is still signed Onkyo, placed at the back of the screen, for a total power fluctuating from 30 W in 2.0 configuration (2 x 15 W) for the TCL 85P745, to 60 W with a 2.1 system TCL 98P745 . DTS-HD and Dolby Atmos compatibility is on the program.

TCL P745, optional camera Namely, the TCL P745 TVs can be associated with an external USB 2.0 or 3.0 camera to use the Google Duo application.

TCL P745, Smart Google TV and connectivity Of course, the TCL P745 TVs include the Smart Google TV function. For connectivity, the Wi-Fi 5 function is required in addition to Bluetooth 5.0. We also note the Works with Alexa label. We still notice the AirPlay 2 / HomeKit certifications for the TCL 98P745. The connection therefore has, as already mentioned, three HDMI connectors (one 2.1 and two 1.4) HDCP 2.2 certified, There is also a Composite input, an optical output, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, an Ethernet port, plus a CI+ port.

Availability announced for the month of August for the TCL 85P745, September for the TCL 98P745. Indicative prices still unknown.

Reminder of the key characteristics of the TCL 98P745:

• 10-bit panel

• LCD panel

• Ultra HD/4K panel

• 144 Hz panel on the 98'' , 60 Hz on the 85''

• Processor: Quad Core

• Mega Contrast enhancement function

• Wide Color Gamut function

• UHD Color Extender function

• UPnP (DLNA) multimedia gateway function

• DVR function

• eARC function

• VRR function (on the 98'')

• ALLM function (Auto Low Latency Mode)

• 4K HFR 120 function

• Quantum Dots function

• AiPQ 3.0 Engine function

• DLG 240 Hz functions (on the 98''), DLG 120 Hz (on the 85' ')

• HDR10 and HDR HLG compatibility

• HDR10+ compatibility

• HDR Dolby Vision compatibility

• HDCP 2.2 compatibility

• HEVC compatibility

• Dolby compatibility Atmos

• HBBTV compatibility

• Fransat compatibility

• CEC compatibility

• Canal Ready compatibility

• Bluetooth 5.0 compatibility

• Wi-Fi ac compatibility

• DTS-HD compatibility

• Outputs: 1 optical

• Inputs: 3 HDMI inputs including one 2.1 and 2 HDMI 1.4 inputs, 1 Composite, 1 USB Host 2.0 port, 1 USB Host 3.0 port, 1 Ethernet port, 1 CI+ port

• AirPlay 2 multimedia

• HomeKit multimedia

• Google Assistant multimedia

• Works with Alexa multimedia

• Google TV multimedia

• Google Meet multimedia

• Direct LED Global Dimming

backlighting system

• MEMC motion compensation

• Input Lag: 6 ms

• Bright peak: 450 nits on the 98' ', 330 nits on the 85''

• DVB-T2 tuner

• DVB-C tuner

• DVB-S2 tuner

• Sound section: 2.1

• Power: 2 x 15 W + 30 W

• Other: Hands-Free Voice Control function, optional camera

• Energy label: G (SDR & HDR)