The smart TV market space is highly contested with players like Samsung excelling.. However, there are plenty of other OEMs that do a good job in said space, offering a lot of value for money while not being content with a lot of features.
One such company is TCL. The OEM has made more than a name for itself in the smart TV space by giving users options at nearly every price point, all while not offering mediocre products. These TVs run most of the popular Smart TV operating systems like Roku and Android TV.
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If you’re in the market for a powerful OEM smart TV today, there are two models that you’ll come across quite often, the TCL P725 and the C725. But which of these two should you go for? Which one should decorate your living room?
Well, in this post, we are going to compare these two fairly popular 4K Android TV devices from TCL.
|TCL C725||TCL P725|
|an offer||4K Ultra HD||4K Ultra HD|
|HDR 10+||HDR 10|
|AIPQ Engine||AIPQ Engine|
|Dolby Vision||Dolby Vision|
|My voice||Onkyo Audio / Dolby Atmos||Dolby Atmos|
|Operating System||Android TV 11||Android TV 11|
|control||Hands-Free Voice Control 2.0||Hands-Free Voice Control 2.0|
|Google Assistant / Alexa||Google Assistant / Alexa|
|apps||Netflix, Prime Videos, YouTube||Netflix, Prime Videos, YouTube|
|Any Play Store app||Any Play Store app|
Both TV models support most modern connectivity standards including the 5GHz and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi bands. This gives you the flexibility of more Wi-Fi channels and reduces interference and congestion that can hinder TV broadcast performance.
Bluetooth 5.0 is also present if you want to pair a game controller or external speakers to enhance your experience.
Both devices come with two USB ports, one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0. Both also come with a standard RJ-45 LAN Ethernet port if you want to physically connect the TV to your network.
a headphone jack Also present on both models, along with AV port, optical audio output port and RF port for terrestrial antennas or cable TV.
Both TV models also come with HDMI ports although the . file The C725 comes with 3 of these While P725 users only have 2. These HDMI ports are supported HDMI 2.1 . standard At a maximum resolution of 2160p / 60Hz 422 12-bit.
Both models also support HDMI ARC and eARC for connecting Soundbars
The P725 and C725 both run Android 11 out of the box. This means that you will be able to enjoy the latest that Android TV has to offer without much trouble. The software is also Google certified so you can enjoy apps like Netflix and Prime Video in 4K.
Being Android TV devices, you have access to the Google Play Store and a wide range of apps available at your disposal.
With these, you can extend the functionality of your Smart TV by adding as many new functions as you want. You can also download apps that may not be available on the Play Store, to make the TV more useful to you.
Available screen sizes
right Now , TCL P725 Comes in 5 different screen sizes from a Form 43, 50, 55, 65 and 75. The TCL C725 It comes in the same sizes but drops the smaller 43-inch model, leaving the 50-inch screen the smallest screen size available in the range.
These TVs are also relatively priced in their respective markets depending on the screen size you choose. Based on official pricing from TCL, this is what the TCL C725 will cost you.
- 50″ – $777
- 55 – 1061 USD
- 65 – 1415 USD
- 75″ – $1,769
The TCL P725 should cost you that amount based on the display size you want.
- 43″ – 636 USD
- 50″ – $705
- 55 – 849 USD
- 65 – 1060 USD
- 75″ – 1556 USD
Well, these two TV models might be exactly the same unit in terms of form factor, features, price and performance. As such, you’ll be fine with whatever model you choose.
The deciding factor in this decision may be the model available in your area. So check your local listings and whatever you find, whatever is on offer at the time, this is the 4K Android TV you should choose.