Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Vizio M Series XLED is better

In this review, Vizio M Series XLED is slightly better when we compare Vizio M Series Vs TCL C Series because it produces deep and uniform blacks, handles motion better and has lower input lag.

Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Vizio M Series XLED has VESA 400×400 whereas TCL C Series has VESA 200×200

Borders; Vizio M Series XLED has 0.71” (1.8cm) while TCL C Series has 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max thickness; Vizio M Series XLED is 2.56” (6.5cm) while TCL C Series is 2.28” (5.8cm)

Max temperature; Vizio M Series XLED has 99oF (37oC) while TCL C Series has 108oF (42oC)

Average temperature; Vizio M Series XLED has 93oF (34oC), the same as TCL C Series.

Bottom line: TCL C Series is better

Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Vizio M Series XLED has 5606:1 whereas TCL C Series has 5174:1

Local dimming; Vizio M Series XLED has local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Vizio M Series XLED has 316cd/m2 whereas TCL C Series has 345cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Vizio M Series XLED has 407cd/m2 while TCL C Series has 354cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Vizio M Series XLED has 7.2 while TCL C Series has 6.7

50% std. Dev; Vizio M Series XLED has 4.099% while TCL C Series has 4.312%

50% DSE; Vizio M Series XLED has 0.184% while TCL C Series has 0.205%

Viewing angle; Vizio M Series XLED has 4.2 whereas TCL C Series has 3.8

Black uniformity; Vizio M Series XLED has 8.7 whereas TCL C Series has 5.2

Native Std. dev; Vizio M Series XLED has 0.625% whereas TCL C Series has 2.544%

Total reflections; Vizio M Series XLED has 6.3% whereas TCL C Series has 5.8%

Pre-calibration; Vizio M Series XLED has 8.4 whereas TCL C Series has 5.7

White balance dE; Vizio M Series XLED has 2.14 whereas TCL C Series has 5.43

Color dE; Vizio M Series XLED has 2.02 whereas TCL C Series has 3.51

Gamma; Vizio M Series XLED has 2.20 while TCL C Series has 2.18

Post calibration; Vizio M Series XLED has 9.6 while TCL C Series has 9.8

White balance dE; Vizio M Series XLED has 0.13 whereas TCL C Series has 0.12

Color dE; Vizio M Series XLED has 1.08 whereas TCL C Series has 0.42

Gamma; the two TVs have 2.20

Bottom line: Vizio M Series XLED is better

Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017: MOTION

100% response time; Vizio M Series XLED has 18.3ms whereas TCL C Series has 25.3ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Vizio M Series XLED has optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs don’t have

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free.

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 60Hz

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have

Bottom line: Vizio M Series XLED is better

Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017: INPUTS

Input lag; Vizio M Series XLED has 7.0 while TCL C Series has 9.6

Supported resolutions; Vizio M Series XLED has 8.2, the same as TCL C Series.

Total inputs; each TV has 1 digital optical audio out and 1 Ethernet. Vizio M Series XLED has 4 HDMI, 2 USB, 1 Analog audio out RCA and 1 component in while TCL C Series has 3 HDMI, 1 USB, 2 Analog Audio out 3.5mm, 1 composite in and 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant).

Inputs specifications; each TV supports HDR10, Dolby Vision, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and Wi-Fi support. Vizio M Series XLED supports HLG.

Audio pass-through; the two TVs support ARC, 5.1 Dolby digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: TCL C Series is better

Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Vizio M Series XLED has 142.54Hz whereas TCL C Series has 169.51Hz

Max; Vizio M Series XLED has 89.4dB SPL while TCL C Series has 87.7dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Vizio M Series XLED has 10.517 while TCL C Series has 1.687

IMD @ Max; Vizio M Series XLED has 6.67% whereas TCL C Series has 14.06%

Bottom line: Vizio M Series XLED is better

Vizio M Series XLED 2017 Vs TCL C Series/8 Series C807 2017: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Vizio M Series XLED operates on SmartCast version 1.27 while TCL C Series on Roku TV version 7.7

Interface; Vizio M Series XLED is easy to use and not smooth while TCL C Series is easy to use and has very smooth interface.

Ads; the two TVs are ad-free

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features.

Remote; Vizio M Series XLED has medium while TCL C Series has small

TV controls; they all have TV controls

Bottom line: TCL C Series is better

Conclusion

In this review, Vizio M Series XLED is better because it produces deep and uniform blacks, handles motion better and has lower input lag.