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Updated January 10, 2024·

The TCL R655 offers a generally higher performance across most content compared to the TCL Q6. If image quality, particularly for movies and gaming, is your priority and you don't mind spending more, the R655 might be the better choice. It performs better in dark and bright rooms and excels in contrast, HDR brightness, and motion processing which can enhance your experience for high-action content such as sports and gaming. However, if you are on a budget and looking for a more affordable option, the TCL Q6 will cost you less, while still offering decent picture quality and performance for general viewing, such as watching news, talk shows, and cartoons. Keep in mind though, the experience won't be as premium, especially in a bright room and for high-dynamic-range (HDR) content. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the TCL Q6 (LCD)
  • The TCL Q6 (LCD) has no clear advantages over the TCL R655 (LCD).
Advantages of the TCL R655 (LCD)
  • Best in class for bright room
  • Very good for dark room
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for movies & TV
  • Good for news, talk, & other TV
  • Very good for cartoons & animation
  • Good for use as monitor
  • Very good reflections

Key differences

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Picture Quality

6.9
65Q650G
65R655
8.0
5.64/10
CONTRAST
9.07/10
7.5/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.2/10
LED
PANEL TYPE
miniLED FALD
VA
PANEL SUB-TYPE
VA
The TCL R655 (LCD) has very good picture quality, while the TCL Q6 (LCD) has only fair picture quality.

Movies & TV

5.9
65Q650G
65R655
7.9
5.64/10
CONTRAST
9.07/10
9.0/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
6.1/10
6.3/10
UPSCALING
5.4/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
HDR10+ SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL R655 (LCD) is good for movies & TV, while the TCL Q6 (LCD) is poor.

Gaming

5.8
65Q650G
65R655
8.6
6.4/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
7.0/10
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.7/10
4.6/10
MOTION PROCESSING
5.3/10
19.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
85.0/100
8.1/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.8/10
The TCL R655 (LCD) is very good for gaming, while the TCL Q6 (LCD) is poor.

Cartoons & Animation

6.6
65Q650G
65R655
8.7
7.3/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.6/10
7.5/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.2/10
8.1/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.1/10
5.8/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
7.7/10
6.2/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
8.2/10
The TCL R655 (LCD) is very good for cartoons & animation, while the TCL Q6 (LCD) is only fair.

News, Talk, & Other TV

6.2
65Q650G
65R655
7.2
8.1/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.1/10
6.3/10
UPSCALING
5.4/10
The TCL R655 (LCD) is good for news, talk, & other TV, while the TCL Q6 (LCD) is only fair.

Bright Room

7.2
65Q650G
65R655
9.5
5.4/10
VIEWING ANGLE
5.2/10
8.1/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.1/10
7.6/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.5/10
5.9/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
8.8/10
The TCL R655 (LCD) is best in class for bright room, while the TCL Q6 (LCD) is good.

Cost

$478
65Q650G
65R655
$1,000
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The TCL Q6 (LCD) has a price of $478 and the TCL R655 (LCD) costs $1,000.
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Key similarities

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Sports

6.2
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65R655
6.6
4.6/10
MOTION PROCESSING
5.3/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
144Hz
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.7/10
6.3/10
UPSCALING
5.4/10
8.1/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.1/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL R655 (LCD) and TCL Q6 (LCD) are both only fair for sports.

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How the TCL Q6 (LCD) and the TCL R655 (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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TCL Q6 (LCD)TCL R655 (LCD)
TCL Q6 (LCD)TCL R655 (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$478
$1,000
Brand
TCLTCL
Release Date
July 1, 2023September 2, 2022
Full name
65Q650G65R655
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Google TVRoku TV
Sound Quality Score
6.4/108/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
34
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
7/108/10
Bright Room Score
7.2/109.5/10
Gaming Score
5.9/108.7/10
Movies & TV Score
6/107.9/10
Sports Score
6.3/106.6/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
32.8" x 56.9" x 3.2"32.8" x 56.9" x 2.7"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
34.6" x 56.9"35.6" x 56.9"
Weight without Stand
33.7 lbs50.7 lbs
VESA Mount
300 x 300400 x 400

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
NoYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
5.6/109.1/10
Local Dimming
3.5/107/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
20 W20 W
Dolby Atmos
YesYes
DTS:X
NoNo

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Michael Gowan | July 2023
"If you’re looking for a good overall viewing experience without spending a lot, the TCL Q6 fits the bill. With its good color reproduction, the image on the screen will do just fine, especially for HDR content."

TCL R655 (LCD)

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Parker Hall | January 2023
"It has an excellent Roku interface, isn’t too expensive, has quantum dots and mini LED backlighting, and looks genuinely fantastic playing everything. If you’re in the market for a new TV, you should still start here. Gamers will like that it has a 120-Hz refresh rate at 4K, which is the maximum that a modern Xbox or Playstation 5 will put out—meaning the smoothest possible gaming and sports viewing in general. We’re no longer in the days of having to spend over $1,000 and spending a few hours on setup for decent black levels and great color accuracy and HDR"

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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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