Ultra high-definition or (4 K) television is now well within reach, so you can quickly pick up a big screen that holds four times as many pixels as your current HDTV at a fair price.
Hisense 55AE7000FTUK from the Chinese supplier Hisense is very affordable. The Hisense 55AE7000FTUK is understated but somewhat stylish, thanks to a few improvements from the usual dull designs on budget HDTVs.
Hisense 55AE7000FTUK Specifications
- Screen size: 55″/140cm
- Resolution: 3840×2160
- Panel: LCD, LED (Direct-lit, Dimming)
- HDR: yes, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG
- 3D: No
- Wireless: WLAN, Bluetooth
- Processor: Quad-Core
- Operating system: VIDAA U3.0
- Voice assistants: Amazon Alexa
- It features two HDMI ports, three USB ports (including one USB 3.0), a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and an antenna/cable link are situated on the back of the device, to the left. Two HDMI 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, optical audio output, component and composite video input, face back.
- HDMI 2.0 ports support 4 K video at 60 frames per second; side HDMI ports can handle only 4 K at 30 fps, at best. A navigation pad that doubles as Channel Up / Down and Volume Up / Down control and Power and Source buttons sit at the bottom left corner of the back of the TV.
- The included remote is plain, slightly curved, not backlit. It looks nice, with a prominent control pad underneath the thumb and easy-to-find Back, Volume Up / Down, and playback keys. Four dedicated service buttons provide easy access to Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and YouTube without going through the HDTV Home app.
- Mediocre black levels and contrast.
- Long input lag.
The Hisense 55AE7000FTUK offers solid performance and 4K resolution in a very affordable package.
Also, the half-inch bezel running around the screen is glossy black plastic but slightly inward-angled on the top and sides to reduce the bezel’s reflection and add some variety.