TCL, a global manufacturer of televisions, is adding to its line of products through the launch of its Q Class series of displays.
The company says the new models will be wrapped in its FullView metal bezel-less design and segmented into two distinct families with unique product identities within the Smart S Class and QLED Q Class of products. After introducing its Quantum Dot TV, as well as its mini-LED TV, and developing its own TCL AIPQ Engine technology.
“TCL has been a top two best-selling TV brand in the U.S. for four consecutive years and with the incredible new products we’re launching today, I have no doubt that we’ll maintain that leadership position in the television space. Our focus on the consumer, coupled with our innovation and vertical integration advantages, has proven to be a winning formula for delivering high-performance and high-quality TVs,” states Chris Hamdorf, senior vice president, TCL.
“Each year we set the bar for the industry as our lineup continues to refine key advancements that we’ve pioneered. With TCL’s immersive extra-large screens and higher resolution content, consumers can replicate the same cinematic ‘field of view’ found in theaters without worrying about viewing distance. Whether it’s movies, sports, shows, or video games, TCL is poised and motivated to make TVs that will meet everyone’s entertainment needs,” Hamdorf adds.
TCL Q Class Quantum Dot TVs at a Glance
The Q Class QLED Smart TV models feature TCL’s Quantum Dot technology with UltraWide Color Gamut that is said to provide over a billion colors for richer and more lifelike images. Higher brightness performance and QLED color technology together deliver deeply saturated reds, stunning greens and spectacular blues, according to the company.
TCL’s new Q6 QLED series incorporates a High Brightness LED Backlight that the company says produces brighter images for enhanced viewing when watching movies and TV shows. The products feature the company’s Motion Rate 240 with MEMC Frame Insertion that combines multiple motion enhancement technologies for motion clarity, according to TCL.
Moreover, the Q Class Q6 includes a new Game Accelerator 120 feature, allowing up to 120Hz VRR Gaming for more responsive gameplay without lag, plus Auto Game Mode (ALLM) with AMD FreeSync to automatically enable game mode for the lowest possible input latency.
The Q6 incorporates HDR PRO+ that is said to enable owners to enjoy enhanced contrast, accurate colors and fine details utilizing advanced HDR formats such as Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG. The Q6 TVs also offers DTS Virtual:X immersive virtualized 3D sound from the TVs’ built-in speakers.
Additional features include adjustable width feet, Bluetooth personal audio for headphone connections and high-speed HDMI inputs.
Stepping up the product line, the TCL Q7 adds a High Brightness PRO LED Backlight with up to 1,000 Nits peak brightness to create vivid images. TCL says the Q7 Q Class models also employ its Full Array PRO Local Dimming that utilizes more than 200 local dimming zones that dynamically adapt to on-screen content for deep blacks without image blooming.
Other performance features include a native 120Hz panel refresh rate that is said to reproduce content such as action-packed movies, fast-paced video games, and live sports. The Q7’s Motion Rate 480 with MEMC Frame Insertion offers motion clarity, and TCL’s Game Accelerator 240 feature allows for gaming at up to 240Hz VRR Gaming.
TCL asserts the Q Classes’ Auto Game Mode (ALLM) with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro is a “game changer” for gamers. The company also states that its AIPQ Engine Gen3 with Deep Learning AI, a 3rd generation advanced processor that intelligently optimizes the color, contrast, and clarity to offer homeowners a 4K HDR experience that includes IMAX Enhanced certification for high requirements in resolution, contrast, brightness, color and sound.
Some of the other features TCL Q7 products offer are HDR compatibility with Dolby Vision IQ, HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG), as well as DTS Virtual:X, hands-free voice control and backlit voice remote, adjustable reversible feet, Bluetooth connections, and four high-speed HDMI inputs.
Rounding out TCL’s announcements is the top-of-the-line QM8 Q Class televisions. These products incorporate the company’s mini-LED ULTRA technology with as many as 2,300 local dimming zones and precise zone control that are powered by TCL’s AIPQ Engine Gen3 processing engine.
The Q Class QM8 features a High Brightness ULTRA LED Backlight, with up to 2,000 Nits peak brightness, and Full Array ULTRA Local Dimming for ultra contrast with up to 2,300+ local dimming zones. In addition, QM8 features enhanced audio with a built-in subwoofer and Wi-Fi 6 for improved connectivity, as well as a height adjustable pedestal stand.
Pricing for TCL Q Class TV Displays
The price-friendly TCL Q Class Q6 is now available in several versions:
- 55-inch model (55Q650G) at $499.99 MSRP
- 65-inch model (65Q650G) at $699.99 MSRP
- 75-inch model (75Q650G) for $899.99 MSRP
- 85-inch model (85Q650G) for $1,599.99 MSRP
The Q Class Q7 is available in a choice of screen sizes:
- 55-inch model (55Q750G) at $749.99 MSRP
- 65-inch model (65Q750G) at $999.99 MSRP
- 75-inch model (75Q750G) for $1,399.99 MSRP
- 85-inch model (85Q750G) for $2,199.99 MSRP
TCL’s flagship QM8 Q Class TVs is also available in multiple sizes:
- 65-inch model (65QM850G) at $1,699.99 MSRP
- 75-inch model (75QM850G) for $2,299.99 MSRP
- 85-inch model (85QM850G) for $2,799.99 MSRP
- 98-inch model (98QM850G) (available later in 2023) for $9,999.99 MSRP
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