A comparison of specs, key information, reviews, and best pricing from top retailers
Last updated -- hours ago | Report incorrect information
43A65K
Company ProductName Specs











43S350G
Company ProductName Specs











What we think

Chevron down
PerfectRec Logo
The PerfectRec TV team Learn more
Updated April 10, 2024·

If you're on a tight budget, the TCL S350G is less expensive, but it's more suitable for casual viewing in darker environments as its picture quality and brightness are not optimal for a well-lit room. Its gaming, sports, and movie watching capabilities are limited due to poor scores across the board. In contrast, the Hisense A65K, while slightly more expensive, better supports various content like animation and has better color rendition out of the box, making it more versatile for different types of viewing, including sports and movies. It also supports more HDR formats, making it a better choice for future-proofing if you plan to watch HDR content. However, if reflections and viewing angles are a concern, neither TV excels in those areas. The Hisense also has more HDMI ports for connectivity, offering an advantage if you have multiple devices to connect. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs and product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars and the variant with some specs cost some dollars.
Advantages of the Hisense A65K (LCD)
  • Good for cartoons & animation
Advantages of the TCL S350G (LCD)
  • The TCL S350G (LCD) has no clear advantages over the Hisense A65K (LCD).

Key differences

Chevron down

Picture Quality

6.7
43A65K
43S350G
5.3
5.64/10
CONTRAST
6.428571429/10
7.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
5.8/10
LED
PANEL TYPE
LED
VA
PANEL SUB-TYPE
VA
The Hisense A65K (LCD) has only fair picture quality, while the TCL S350G (LCD) has poor picture quality.

Movies & TV

5.9
43A65K
43S350G
5.2
5.64/10
CONTRAST
6.428571429/10
6.3/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
5.1/10
7.0/10
UPSCALING
7.0/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
No
HDR10+ SUPPORT
No
Yes
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
No
The Hisense A65K (LCD) and TCL S350G (LCD) are both poor for movies & TV, though the Hisense A65K (LCD) is somewhat better.

Cartoons & Animation

7.3
43A65K
43S350G
5.3
7.6/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
5.4/10
7.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
5.8/10
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.0/10
8.1/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
4.7/10
5.7/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
5.5/10
The Hisense A65K (LCD) is good for cartoons & animation, while the TCL S350G (LCD) is poor.

News, Talk, & Other TV

6.7
43A65K
43S350G
5.6
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.0/10
7.0/10
UPSCALING
7.0/10
The Hisense A65K (LCD) is only fair for news, talk, & other TV, while the TCL S350G (LCD) is poor.

Bright Room

6.4
43A65K
43S350G
4.7
5.3/10
VIEWING ANGLE
6.0/10
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.0/10
6.2/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
2.5/10
6.6/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
6.3/10
The Hisense A65K (LCD) is only fair for bright room, while the TCL S350G (LCD) is poor.

Cost

$200
43A65K
43S350G
$178
Product image
Product image

$100

$150

$200

$250

$300

The Hisense A65K (LCD) has a price of $200 and the TCL S350G (LCD) costs $178.
Image of TVs
Let Us Help Find Your Perfect TV
Find your new TV

Key similarities

Chevron down

Sports

6.1
43A65K
43S350G
6.1
3.5/10
MOTION PROCESSING
3.9/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
8.7/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
5.6/10
7.0/10
UPSCALING
7.0/10
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.0/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
No
The TCL S350G (LCD) and Hisense A65K (LCD) are both only fair for sports.

Gaming

5.9
43A65K
43S350G
5.5
6.8/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
6.2/10
8.7/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
5.6/10
3.5/10
MOTION PROCESSING
3.9/10
18.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
0.0/100
6.0/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
2.5/10
The Hisense A65K (LCD) and TCL S350G (LCD) are both poor for gaming.

Give feedback

We’re constantly working to improve.

How the Hisense A65K (LCD) and the TCL S350G (LCD) compare to other TVs

Chevron down

Spec Comparison

Chevron down
Hisense A65K (LCD)TCL S350G (LCD)
Hisense A65K (LCD)TCL S350G (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$200
$178
Brand
HisenseTCL
Release Date
July 1, 2023July 1, 2023
Full name
43A65K43S350G
Screen Size
43"43"
Screen Resolution
4K1080P

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Google TVGoogle TV
Sound Quality Score
6.9/105.9/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
40
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
6.8/105.3/10
Bright Room Score
6.5/104.7/10
Gaming Score
5.9/105.5/10
Movies & TV Score
5.9/105.2/10
Sports Score
6.1/106.1/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
22" x 37.9" x 2.9"21.9" x 37.6" x 3.5"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
24.2" x 37.9"23.9" x 37.6"
Weight without Stand
15 lbs12.5 lbs
VESA Mount
200 x 300100 x 100

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit8 bit
Black Frame Insertion
NoNo
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesNo
Contrast
5.6/106.4/10
Local Dimming
3.5/102.5/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
14 W19 W
Dolby Atmos
YesNo
DTS:X
NoNo

Shopping

Chevron down

Hisense A65K (LCD)

See more

Dig into reviews and images

Home Media Entertainment

Stratos Kampourogiannis | September 2023
"The A65K proved to be a rather capable TV that works great within its extreme limitations that its price dictates. It has great contrast, very low input lag and good color coverage. Add Google TV and a low price in the mix and you have an excellent low budget offering."

Get a great deal on the Hisense A65K (LCD) or the TCL S350G (LCD)

About Hisense

Hisense, a Chinese TV manufacturer, entered the US market in approximately 2011 and has since acquired TV divisions from various companies such as Toshiba, Sharp, Hitachi, and NEC. Currently ranking as the fourth largest vendor in terms of sales volume, Hisense aims to capture a wide range of TV budget segments. They offer exceptional value with TVs that often outperform their competitors at similar price points, making them a compelling choice for consumers. In the US, they use Google TV as their smart TV software which provides the largest app selection and a very modern user interface, however it is not as user friendly as the software from other vendors.

About TCL

TCL, the highly recognizable TV brand from China, has firmly established itself as the second-largest manufacturer in terms of sales volume. Renowned for striking an impressive balance between affordability, picture quality, and design, TCL TVs deliver a compelling overall package. While they have traditionally excelled in the low-end and midrange TV segments, TCL has recently made remarkable strides in the realm of high-end televisions, introducing impressive models that rival top competitors. Most TCL TVs use Roku software which is very user friendly and easy to use, but they have a few other models that use Google TV which has the largest app selection, but is not as user friendly as Roku.

Give feedback

We're constantly perfecting our model

TV guides you might be interested in

Chevron down

FAQs

Chevron down

FAQs about TVs

Questions about PerfectRec >

Why trust us

Chevron down
This information was produced and vetted by the PerfectRec TVs team. We are a product research and recommendation organization that meticulously reviews and evaluates the latest TV information and makes it digestible for you.

By the numbers

385
TVs evaluated
33,110
TVs stats compiled
21
Proprietary TVs ratings developed
65,430
Recommendations made
9,815
Consumer hours saved

About the TV team

Joe Golden, Ph.D

CEO and TVs Editor
Joe is an entrepreneur and lifelong electronics enthusiast with a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Jason Lew

Staff Expert & Software Engineer
Jason is a staff expert and software engineer that has been making laptop recommendations for 7 years and moderates one of the largest laptop subreddits.

Chandradeep Chowdhury

Staff Expert & Software Engineer
Chandradeep is a staff expert and software engineer and expert in televisions and monitors. He’s been making monitor recommendations for ten years.

Jaime Roldán

TVs Expert
Jaime is a Colombia-based TV expert. He is an electronics engineer with 8 years of experience in the telecom sector and has been making TV recommendations for 12 years.

Featured in

Color LTT LogoGeekwire logo9to5 Mac logoPhone Arena LogoColor Daring Fireball logo