Advantages and disadvantages
Connoisseurs of LCD TVs with a clear, most realistic image will find many advantages in the Xiaomi 4S 43 T2 model: high-quality picture, surround sound, user-friendly interface, quick setup, smooth operation. Average prices — from 20 to 24 thousand rubles. I collected the most important characteristics of the TV, studied the reviews and opinions of experts, highlighted the advantages and disadvantages. The result is at the end of the review.
This model participates in the ranking of the best TVs and in the ranking of the best 43-inch TVs.
43-inch screen, resolution — 3840 × 3160, Direct LED backlight. Bright panel with rich color reproduction, equipped with a VA matrix. The refresh rate is 60 Hz. The screen supports HDR (4K Ultra) technology, which contributes to detail and improved color reproduction.
Compared to close price competitors, the Panasonic TX-43DR300ZZ has a lower resolution and a lower refresh rate index. Models with similar or improved image quality will cost slightly more.
Xiaomi 4S 43 T2 has an eye protection function that must be manually enabled for safe viewing. The recommended distance from the screen to eye level is 181 cm.
The body of the TV is gray in color, made of metal using seamless bending technology. The reduced thickness of the frame contributes to the realism of the perception of the picture. Thickness with stand — 23.3 cm. There is the possibility of wall mounting VESA300×300 mm. The stand can be dismantled.
The TV is equipped with all the necessary connectors:
- two USB;
- three HDMIs;
- one input for connecting to a local network;
- for cable TV;
- for satellite TV;
- component and composite inputs;
- CI+1.4 slot;
- 3.5 mm output for connecting headphones and an audio system;
- optical audio output.
Connecting to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 low energy consumption, which not all direct competitors can boast of. The Panasonic TX-43DR300ZZ does not support Wi-Fi, while the Hyundai H-LED43U601BS2S and Thomson T43USM5200 models do not support Bluetooth.
Speaker system — two speakers with support for DTS-HD and Dolby Audio with an output power of 16 watts. Together with low-frequency stereo effects, playback creates a feeling of complete immersion when viewing.
Depending on the requirements for sound quality, you can look for more advanced models. For example, overpay 1000 rubles for a Thomson T43USM5200 with an additional volume equalization function or look for equipment with more sound power. But this option is also quite good, given the whole range of possibilities.
The model runs on Android. The media library contains films and programs for more than 700 thousand hours of viewing. PatchWall function — with the growth of hours of viewing, content is more accurately sorted, taking into account preferences. Additionally, you can broadcast content from your smartphone to the screen.
There is a TimeShift function (stop while watching) and video recording. Voice control: it can be used to control TV and other Xiaomi devices.
There are no auto-shutdown functions here, as well as child protection functions, such as, for example, the Thomson T43USM5200, for which you will overpay only 500-1000 rubles.
Advantages and disadvantages
- full immersion effect;
- convenience, functionality, simple interface;
- voice control;
- affordable price with so many amenities;
- laconic design, seamless frame;
- large diagonal;
- Direct LED backlight;
- volume of sound;
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth support;
- built-in memory.
- insufficiently functional remote control;
- you must manually configure automatic application updates;
- sometimes applications slow down, if the settings are incorrect, there are problems with launching videos from Youtube;
- unable to view 3D images;
- no curved screen;
- no built-in camera.
Model 4S 43 T2 from Xiaomi will attract those who are looking for high-quality home appliances and are not inclined to experiment with functional and interface innovations that are not always necessary. The top is taken by design and practicality when viewing content.
The model is new (2019), in a number of functions and characteristics it outperforms older analogues (Panasonic TX-43DR300ZZ — 2016, Thomson T43USM5200 — 2018). Xiaomi fans who have other devices from this manufacturer at home will give preference to this brand.