The TCL Roku TV 6-Series 8K (R648) is a next-generation set at this generation’s prices, but it’s not a compelling buy while 4K reigns supreme.
Model number: 65R648
Screen size: 65 inches
Resolution: 7,680 x 4,320
HDR: HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision
Refresh rate: 120 Hz
Ports: 4 HDMI, 1 USB
Audio: 15W x 2, 30W subwoofer
Smart TV software: Roku TV
Size: 57 x 32.7 x 3 inches [w/o stand]
Weight: 70.1 pounds [w/o stand]
It takes a while for every captivating new technology to become commonplace enough for ordinary consumers to have regular exposure to it — and to be able to afford products that use it. The TCL Roku TV 6-Series 8K suggests that the company renowned for bringing good-looking sets to lower price ranges thinks 8K (at 7,680 x 4,320 pixels, four times the resolution of 4K) might have finally reached that point.