TCL announces new 4K TVs, and its new OD Zero Mini LED technology at CES 2021


TCL has introduced its OD Zero Mini LED technology at CES 2021. The company is rolling out new TVs ought to feature this technology in its latest high performance and ultra-slim TCL TVs. OD Zero tech utilises the company’s Mini LED backlight tech with it’s in house technology, which further is said to be deployed in vertical integration making their next-gen TVs ultra-slim. This tech promises to deliver better brightness with richer colours, contrast, outperforming the previous iteration of TCL’s mini LED technology.

OD Zero happens to be a backlight module that represents the optical distance between the Mini LED backlight layer and LCD display layer (diffuser plate), the company suggests. Kevin Wang, CEO of TCL Industrial Holdings, and TCL Electronics has further confirmed that the first OD Zero Mini-LED TV will launch this year, after deploying previous versions of the Mini-LEDs.

TCL Google TV series in 2021

TCL will be introducing its new Google TV series line up in 2021, the company confirms at CES 2021. The new series will be first deployed for the United States market, and other regions’ rollout will follow. TCL further confirms that the upcoming Google TV series will utilise the company’s Mini LED technologies, alongside 8K and QLEDs. Since it’s a Google TV, it will have a Play Store and consumers can install all the desired streaming performance to take advantage of the TCL’s new display technologies in 2021.

For instance, TCL Google TV will incorporate movies, shows, live TVs — thanks to the plethora of apps along with its subscriptions for respective users. The company also assures that the new TVs would offer personalized suggestions and has a discover tab, Google voice assistant support and users can also control their smart home accessories.

TCL TVs for 2021 — at CES 2021

TCL has introduced three new TVs comprising a Mini LED, QLED and 4K HDR technologies at CES 2021. First up is the C825 (4K Mini LED), as the name suggests it’s the new 4K TV from the company, which utilizes its Mini LED technology. It claims to elevate TV viewing and Gameplay experience substantially. The TV will be utilising Quantum Dot Display Technology and also features Dolby Vision HDR imaging technology and Dolby Vision IQ. All tend to work together and dynamically adjust the viewing experience based on the light condition in the room.


To make gameplay more engaging the C825 uses 120Hz MEMC as well as 120Hz low reverse display. On the connectivity front, the TV equips four-way HDMI 2.1 port, VRR, ALLM, eARC, and Wi-Fi 6. There’s a magnetic split camera accessory on top, which equips a 4MP sensor for video call/conference calls. The C825 supports Android TV and also features Google Assistant support.

C725 — TCL’s QLED 4K TV

This is also an Android TV with Google Assistant support that utilises Quantum Dot Display technology. This TV further equips Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos for better Video and Audio experience respectively.


The C725’s AiPQ engine promises real-time optimisation for different entertainment and content genres. The consumers will further be able to utilise hands-free voice control, Google Duo, and several OTTs like Netflix, Amazon Prime video, for instance. Additionally, the C725 comes with both MEMC and HDMI 2.1 support.

P725 — TCL’s 4K HDR TV

This 4K TV from TCL comprises HDR technology in conjunction with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos certification. That aims to deliver a high-quality video viewing experience, the company suggests. The Dolby Vision works with a combination of HDR alongside wide colour gamut and there’s also MEMC picture processing technology involved — all work together and claim to deliver a better and vivid picture quality, reducing blurring and stable imagery performance.


The P725 further comprises TCL’s hands-free voice control to switch channels and set reminders. This TV also ships with Android TV OS out of the box.

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All these TVs are announced at CES 2021. They will eventually come to the market across the year in respective regions.

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