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Updated January 10, 2024·

The Hisense A65K is somewhat less expensive than the TCL S546. If you're looking for a TV with a lower price point, the Hisense might appeal to you, but it doesn't perform as well in a bright room compared to the TCL model. Conversely, the TCL S546, while somewhat more expensive, offers better brightness for watching content in well-lit spaces and overall better picture quality. Neither TV is particularly suited for very bright rooms, and both may struggle with glare; however, the TCL is a bit better suited for brighter environments. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Hisense A65K (LCD)
  • Good for cartoons & animation
  • Good for upscaling
Advantages of the TCL S546 (LCD)
  • Good for bright room
  • Good for dark room
  • Good for movies & TV

Key differences

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Picture Quality

6.7
65A65K
65S546
7.4
5.64/10
CONTRAST
8.21/10
7.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.0/10
LED
PANEL TYPE
LED FALD
VA
PANEL SUB-TYPE
VA
The TCL S546 (LCD) has good picture quality, while the Hisense A65K (LCD) has only fair picture quality.

Movies & TV

5.9
65A65K
65S546
7.0
5.64/10
CONTRAST
8.21/10
6.3/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
6.8/10
7.0/10
UPSCALING
5.9/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
No
HDR10+ SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL S546 (LCD) is good for movies & TV, while the Hisense A65K (LCD) is poor.

Gaming

5.9
65A65K
65S546
6.6
6.8/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
7.6/10
8.7/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.0/10
3.5/10
MOTION PROCESSING
4.6/10
18.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
60.0/100
6.0/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.9/10
The TCL S546 (LCD) is only fair for gaming, while the Hisense A65K (LCD) is poor.

Cartoons & Animation

7.3
65A65K
65S546
6.6
7.6/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.8/10
7.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.0/10
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
8.1/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
4.4/10
5.7/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
7.0/10
The Hisense A65K (LCD) is good for cartoons & animation, while the TCL S546 (LCD) is only fair.

Bright Room

6.4
65A65K
65S546
7.2
5.3/10
VIEWING ANGLE
5.3/10
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
6.2/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.8/10
6.6/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
6.0/10
The TCL S546 (LCD) is good for bright room, while the Hisense A65K (LCD) is only fair.
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Key similarities

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Sports

6.1
65A65K
65S546
6.3
3.5/10
MOTION PROCESSING
4.6/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
8.7/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.0/10
7.0/10
UPSCALING
5.9/10
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL S546 (LCD) and Hisense A65K (LCD) are both only fair for sports.

News, Talk, & Other TV

6.7
65A65K
65S546
6.4
7.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
7.0/10
UPSCALING
5.9/10
The Hisense A65K (LCD) and TCL S546 (LCD) are both only fair for news, talk, & other TV.

Cost

$380
65A65K
65S546
$398
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The Hisense A65K (LCD) has a price of $380 and the TCL S546 (LCD) costs $398.

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How the Hisense A65K (LCD) and the TCL S546 (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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Hisense A65K (LCD)TCL S546 (LCD)
Hisense A65K (LCD)TCL S546 (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$380
$398
Brand
HisenseTCL
Release Date
July 4, 2023August 3, 2021
Full name
65A65K65S546
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Google TVAndroid TV
Sound Quality Score
6.9/105.9/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
43
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
6.8/107.4/10
Bright Room Score
6.5/107.2/10
Gaming Score
5.9/106.7/10
Movies & TV Score
5.9/107/10
Sports Score
6.1/106.4/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
32.8" x 57.2" x 2.9"32.9" x 56.9" x 3"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
35.3" x 57.2"34.8" x 56.9"
Weight without Stand
36.4 lbs47.4 lbs
VESA Mount
200 x 300300 x 300

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
NoYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
5.6/108.2/10
Local Dimming
3.5/105.7/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
20 W16 W
Dolby Atmos
YesYes
DTS:X
NoNo

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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."

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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.

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