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TCL-Digital 40FS3800

40" Full HD 120Hz Flat Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
Expert reviews are excellent
Some puzzles may be a complete turn off, audio wears out its welcome in some spots
Cannot see what you are recording

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Television expert review website examiner.com scored this medium display diagonal television 100%. TV experts think this television is one of the very best TVs of this spec and age.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Good Picture Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the TCL-Digital 40FS3800 had good picture quality. One owner said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation.

Not 3D

The TCL-Digital 40FS3800 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television are also not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 120 hertz, the 40FS3800 has a relatively typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Features

Good Remote Control

One owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Bestbuy.com gave the TCL-Digital 40FS3800 a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Quick input response - Absolutely no lag when using the remote or any of the programs”.


Support

Comes With Detailed Owner's Manual

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the TCL-Digital 40FS3800 had good technical guidance. Examiner.com wrote “Comes with clear and detailed instructions” . Examiner.com also wrote “Comes with detailed owner's manual” in their review.


Design

Exceptional Image Quality Up to ISO 6 400

Three owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Examiner.com said “Exceptional image quality up to ISO 6 400”. Two years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned “We sit relatively close to the TV so there is no point in getting a bigger 4K monitor, absolutely crisp image quality at about 5 6 ft away from the screen” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Picture Quality - surprisingly good for a smart TV” in their review.

Built in Storage for Tray

Two customers who reviewed this TV thought it was well made. Examiner.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Built in storage for tray” and scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars. Examiner.com also said “Easytoadjust, dishwasher safe tray with built in cup holder” in their review.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was good at resisting water ingress. Examiner.com said “Waterproof case for underwater filming (sold separately” in their review of the TCL-Digital 40FS3800.

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Great Design

Four customers who bought it thought it was well designed. Examiner.com said in their review of this TV “Seamless design for easy cleaning”. Examiner.com also mentioned “Great design” in their review. Examiner.com also said “Wietna jako obrazu w doskonaej cenie, elegancki, smuky design, prosty w obsudze, przyjazny system Tizen OS, zestaw niezbdnych aplikacji na pokadzie, rozdzielczo 4K na 55calowym ekranie robi wraenie” in their review.

Two people wrote in their reviews that the TCL-Digital 40FS3800 was good looking. Examiner.com mentioned in their review of this TV in April last year “Gorgeous display” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Examiner.com also said “Visually pleasant with vibrant colors” in their review.

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was smooth. Examiner.com mentioned “Smooth plastic that is easy to wipe clean”.

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Easy to Set Up

Two customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was easy to setup. Examiner.com scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their TCL-Digital 40FS3800 review “Easy to set up”. Examiner.com also mentioned “The TCL 40-inch LED Roku TV (model# 40FS3800) is easy to put together, simple to set up” in their review.

Two owners concluded that it was easy to use. Examiner.com wrote “Huge, bright viewfinder is a joy to use”. Bestbuy.com wrote “Ease of use - The easiest TV to use”.

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Audio

Has an Equalizer

The TCL-Digital 40FS3800 has an equalizer, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Some Puzzles May Be a Complete Turn Off, Audio Wears Out Its Welcome in Some Spots

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Examiner.com said “Some puzzles may be a complete turn off, audio wears out its welcome in some spots” however they scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the TCL-Digital 40FS3800 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV. Across all the televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The TCL-Digital 40FS3800 has a common interface (CI), as do most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TCL-Digital 40FS3800 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact Design

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was compact. Examiner.com mentioned last year “Compact and smart” in their review of this TV. Examiner.com also mentioned “Folds down to compact side and fits in carry case” in their review.

Two customers who bought the TCL-Digital 40FS3800 considered that it was lightweight. Examiner.com gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Lightweight and very portable”. Examiner.com also wrote “Very lightweight” in their review.

One customer who reviewed the product said that it was a good body shape. Last year Examiner.com said “Welldesigned body for handheld shooting” in their review of this TV and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars.

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Smart TV

Cannot See What You Are Recording

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was not good for recording TV. Examiner.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Cannot see what you are recording”.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 40FS3800 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV do support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The 40FS3800 does not have an internet TV function, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40FS3800 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40FS3800 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television which have an ethernet port.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TCL-Digital TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40FS3800
Barcodes 00846042005265

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