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Updated January 10, 2024·

The TCL S546 typically offers a better overall experience with enhanced picture quality, higher brightness, and a wider range of colors. It is well-suited for mixed usage, performing decently in both bright and dark rooms, making it a versatile choice for a variety of content, including movies and sports. On the other hand, the TCL S450G is generally less expensive and may still provide a satisfactory experience for casual watching, particularly in darker environments. It has slightly lower performance in terms of picture quality and brightness compared to the TCL S546, but it does have voice command capabilities, which the S546 lacks. If budget is a concern and you prioritize smart features like voice commands, the S450G may suffice. However, if you're looking for better picture quality in a variety of lighting conditions and are willing to pay a bit more, the TCL S546 could be the better option. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the TCL S450G (LCD)
  • The TCL S450G (LCD) has no clear advantages over the TCL S546 (LCD).
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

5.9
65S450G
65S546
7.4
5.64/10
CONTRAST
8.21/10
6.2/10
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 TCL S450G (LCD) has poor picture quality.

Movies & TV

5.6
65S450G
65S546
7.0
5.64/10
CONTRAST
8.21/10
6.1/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
6.8/10
6.0/10
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 TCL S450G (LCD) is poor.

Gaming

5.6
65S450G
65S546
6.6
5.7/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
7.6/10
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.0/10
4.6/10
MOTION PROCESSING
4.6/10
18.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
60.0/100
5.7/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
6.9/10
The TCL S546 (LCD) is only fair for gaming, while the TCL S450G (LCD) is poor.

Cartoons & Animation

5.8
65S450G
65S546
6.6
5.9/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.8/10
6.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
8.0/10
5.5/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
6.2/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
4.4/10
6.6/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
7.0/10
The TCL S546 (LCD) is only fair for cartoons & animation, while the TCL S450G (LCD) is poor.

News, Talk, & Other TV

5.6
65S450G
65S546
6.4
5.5/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
6.0/10
UPSCALING
5.9/10
The TCL S546 (LCD) is only fair for news, talk, & other TV, while the TCL S450G (LCD) is poor.

Bright Room

5.7
65S450G
65S546
7.2
5.0/10
VIEWING ANGLE
5.3/10
5.5/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
5.5/10
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 TCL S450G (LCD) is poor.
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Key similarities

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Sports

6.1
65S450G
65S546
6.3
4.6/10
MOTION PROCESSING
4.6/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
8.0/10
6.0/10
UPSCALING
5.9/10
5.5/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.2/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL S546 (LCD) and TCL S450G (LCD) are both only fair for sports.

Cost

$398
65S450G
65S546
$398
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The TCL S450G (LCD) has a price of $398 and the TCL S546 (LCD) costs $398.

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How the TCL S450G (LCD) and the TCL S546 (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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TCL S450G (LCD)TCL S546 (LCD)
TCL S450G (LCD)TCL S546 (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$398
$398
Brand
TCLTCL
Release Date
July 1, 2023August 3, 2021
Full name
65S450G65S546
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Google TVAndroid TV
Sound Quality Score
6.3/105.9/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
33
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
6/107.4/10
Bright Room Score
5.8/107.2/10
Gaming Score
5.7/106.7/10
Movies & TV Score
5.7/107/10
Sports Score
6.2/106.4/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
32.8" x 56.9" x 3.2"32.9" x 56.9" x 3"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
34.6" x 56.9"34.8" x 56.9"
Weight without Stand
30.9 lbs47.4 lbs
VESA Mount
200 x 200300 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
Yes, Bypass onlyNo

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9 to 5 Google

Ben Schoon | September 2023
"TCL, though, has built much of its success on affordable sets, and the 2023 TCL S Class S4 with Google TV is a testament to just how good of a TV you can get for an affordable price tag"

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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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