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15

Overall Score

TCL-Digital 40FS3800

A Highly Recommended 40 Inch Full HD TV
40" Full HD No 120Hz Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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TCL-Digital 40FS3800 Review

Released 2 years ago,
1
Not Currently for Sale
14
Missing Some Features
66
2 Years Old
Overall Score
15
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 15?

It has not bad user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It is missing some features:
Quite thick
Not 3D
Does not have an ethernet port
Does not support Wi-Fi

TCL-Digital 40FS3800 In-Depth Analysis

Features

40 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch television.

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Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Thick

At 81 millimeters, the 40FS3800 is fairly thick compared to most of the other latest medium display diagonal TVs. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 55mm.

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Not 3D

The 40FS3800 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40FS3800 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other latest TVs.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40FS3800 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television do support Wi-Fi.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 120 hertz, the 40FS3800 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has an Equalizer

The 40FS3800 has an equalizer. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television also have an equalizer.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 40FS3800 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40FS3800 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the latest medium display diagonal TVs the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the 40FS3800 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The TCL-Digital 40FS3800 does not support internet TV. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV do support internet TV.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2015.


TCL-Digital 40FS3800 Review Sources

To prepare this TCL-Digital 40FS3800 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,091,759 product attributes, 109,192 TV reviews and 3,176,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40fs3800
Barcodes 00846042005265
Larger display diagonal
4W higher RMS rated power
18.06mm thicker

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