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Konka U5 Android TV Review

True Score

68
69
1

Experts

75
146

Consumers

Expert Rankings

The Konka U5 Android TV is an excellent bargain-bin 4K HDR TV, thanks to its decent peak brightness, good coverage of color spaces, Android TV OS, and diverse I/O. However, watch out for the poor contrast and backlight bleed.

$699.99

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Konka U5 Android TV is the brand’s entry-level 4K HDR TV released in July 2020. Thanks to the Android TV OS, it has a massive app library. And Google Assistant makes this TV easy to sync up with your other smart devices. In addition, the high brightness allows for decent HDR performance in supported media, and the low input lag provides an excellent casual gaming experience to users. Thus, it is exceptionally well-positioned for buyers looking for an entry-level 4K HDR TV. If you want to learn more about reviewers’ opinions, continue reading our Konka U5 Android TV review below. Also, give today’s highly-acclaimed TVs a look, too.

Consensus

our Verdict

The Konka U5 Android TV is a great choice for a budget 4K TV. It has a decent peak brightness, making it ideal for bright rooms. It also offers good coverage of different color spaces, Android TV OS, and diverse I/O, making it a great option for most users. Just be aware of the poor contrast ratio and backlight bleed on the edges.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Good peak brightness
  • Decent coverage of different color spaces
  • Android TV OS
  • Many connectivity options
  • Bluetooth 5.0

Reason to Avoid

  • Lackluster contrast
  • Built-in speakers sound terrible
  • Backlight bleed on the edge
  • Only limited to 60Hz

Konka U5 Android TV Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeFull-Array
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs4
HDR Formatn/a
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeDirect Lit LED
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Refresh Raten/a
Screen size50"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformAndroid TV
Sync TechnologySync Technologyn/a
VRRVRRn/a

All Specs

Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)98.6
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)0
Color Gamut % (sRGB)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 709)0
Color Gamut % (BT.2020)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB)0
Color Gamut % (BT.709)0
Contrast Ratio (x:1)0
SDR Brightness (nits)435
HDR Brightness (nits)0
Input Lag (ms)21.1
Response Time (ms)0
Color Washout (Degrees)0
Color Shift (Degrees)0
Brightness Loss (Degrees)0
Reflections (%)0
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)0
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db0
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db0
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0
Intermodulation Distortion @80db0
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

All Tests

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Expert Score

69

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75

*.25

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True Score

68

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Expert Scores

  • Tom’s Guide
    77.8

    Category Trust Rating

    70
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