One of the 6-Series line, the Roku R6. The company claims that the new will be brighter and have more local dimming zones than existing models, while also adding a rate at and an ambient light sensor for compatibility. It's available now in a 55-inch model for $699, a 65-inch size for $999 and a 75-inch screen for $1499.for the price is getting an upgrade: TCL has unveiled the newest model in its popular
TCL also announced increased availability for its 98-inch, 120Hz. The massive set lacks mini-LED and other picture-enhancing technology, but could be a good option for those who are just looking for a huge screen. It is currently on sale for $8,000.
The R6 immediately replaces the 2020 Roku 6-Series TV in the TCL lineup, though thereleased in 2021 will remain on sale.
The 2022 R6 model now comes with up to 360 local dimming zones compared to the 240 zones on the 75-inch 2020 model version. Dimming zones improve picture quality by allowing different areas of the screen to dim or illuminate independently of the rest of the TV. This leads to more precise illumination, which helps to increase contrast and picture quality. Of course, we'll have to wait until we can review the TV ourselves to see how much of a difference it makes here.
The R6 also improves gaming by adding a 144Hz variable refresh rate at up to 4K resolution andPremium Pro for even more performance. This upgrade should help and users get the most out of their games, as the previous model lacked the ability to game in 4K at 120Hz with HDR.
Also new for this year is the inclusion of a height-adjustable center stand that makes it easier to set up a sound bar, along with an ambient light sensor and Dolby Vision IQ. This helps to automatically adjust the picture based on the brightness of the surrounding room.
The TCL 6-Series has long been one of the most popular and well-reviewed on the market. It's currently ourmodel and our pick as the due to its excellent image quality and reasonable price. Like its predecessor, the new R6 continues to offer , HDR10, HDR10 Plus support, but looks to build on the 6-Series success by adding a few extra bells and whistles.
While the TCL 6-Series has a lot to offer, it does have some competition. The recently releasedis cheaper and also has good picture quality, but lacks mini-LED technology. The matches most of the specifications of the 6-Series, but is more expensive.