Sylvox OQ55A2KHGD 55" Advanced QLED Outdoor TV Deck Pro QLED 2.0 Review

Published On: June 17, 2024
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Sylvox OQ55A2KHGD 55" Advanced QLED Outdoor TV Deck Pro QLED 2.0 Review

The Deck Pro QLED 2.0 isn't just an outdoor TV; it's a masterclass in alfresco entertainment.

Sylvox OQ55A2KHGD 55" Advanced QLED Outdoor TV Deck Pro QLED 2.0 Review

  • Indiana Lang, owner of Emptor Audio and A/V Integration in Orlando, FL, brings extensive AV industry experience from inside sales to custom installations. Starting in the field at 17 and writing about Hifi since 2016, he boasts over 25 certifications from top brands and is the current Editor-In-Chief of

While television reviews are not typically in my wheelhouse, I quickly accepted the opportunity when Sylvox offered their new outdoor TV model for review. Outdoor televisions represent a unique product category that requires specialized engineering to withstand the harsh elements, because as we all know, TVs break with ease and the outdoors is the absolute worst place for a TV.

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Manufacturers must take a product designed for indoor, climate-controlled environments and extensively modify it to perform in brutal outdoor conditions of moisture, UV exposure, and temperature extremes. Every component must be scrutinized and hardened against potential failure points. Critical considerations include conformal coatings to prevent moisture infiltration of sensitive circuits, heavy-duty gaskets and seals to block wind-driven rain and curious pests, and specialized screen coatings to reduce glare and prevent overheating from direct sun exposure. Overlooking any of these factors could result in catastrophic failure from just a few drops of water getting inside.

As someone who installs and services outdoor TVs often in Florida, I definitely value products engineered for rugged outdoor use. I looked forward to putting Sylvox's outdoor television through a comprehensive range of environmental testing. My evaluation will examine how well this unit stands up to the rigors of an uncontrolled climate, assessing its ability to deliver a quality viewing experience while shrugging off nature's worst. An outdoor television is a significant investment, and consumers deserve clear expectations of its performance limits.

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ModelDeck Pro QLED 2.0 (US) 
Resolution (H x V)LCD
Display TechnologyATSC&NTSC
Back LightQLED
Response Time (typical)5ms
Contrast Ratio(typical)3000:1
Viewing Angle Degree(H/V)H:178°, V:178°
Frame Rate60Hz
Working Temperature-22F to 122F
Operating SystemGoogle TV
TV systemATSC
Network inputLAN & WIFI 
WiFiIEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac (Support 5G WiFi)
Optical Outx1
TV Tunerx1
Audio Output2*10W
Power Consumption(W)43inch<120W,55inch<170W,65inch<230W,75inch<300W
Vesa Pattern43inch: 400×200mm,55inch-75inch:600×400mm
  • QLED Display: Vibrant visuals and exceptional clarity.
  • Weatherproof: IP55 waterproof rating, 1000nit brightness.
  • Smart Connectivity: Access streaming services with Smart Google TV.
  • Durable: Scratch-resistant aluminum construction.
  • Extreme Resilience: -22℉ to 122℉ operation, 99% dustproof.
  • Immersive Audio: Dolby Atmos support for cinematic sound.
  • 1 Year product warranty


Installation of the Sylvox outdoor TV is straightforward, offering flexibility with both wall-mount and mobile stand options. The included wheeled cart stand (available at an additional cost) may seem unconventional at first, but it makes perfect sense for outdoor venues lacking suitable wall space. In my poolside testing area, devoid of any walls, the mobile stand allowed me to strategically position the TV as needed.

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For thorough evaluation, I would have welcomed an extended testing period to thoroughly assess the TV's outdoor durability claims. Based on my professional installation experience, direct sunlight exposure typically limits most outdoor TVs to a 2-4 year lifespan, while non-weatherized indoor models last only 1-3 years in an unprotected outdoor environment. However, when sheltered from the sun's rays and precipitation, I've seen TVs endure for 6 years or longer.

My time testing the Sylvox was necessarily limited, leaving me unable to make any definitive long-term predictions. However, comprehensive stress testing of its weatherized components, UV-resistant materials, and thermal management systems in controlled environmental chambers could provide meaningful data points. An outdoor television represents a major investment, and consumers deserve clear expectations backed by empirical evidence.

Display and Inputs

The Deck Pro QLED 2.0 TV establishes itself as the premier outdoor entertainment solution, delivering outstanding visual fidelity alongside rugged, all-weather durability. The QLED display renders vivid colors and exceptional clarity, with a sizzling 1000 nit typical brightness that ensures superb visibility even under direct sunlight. Leveraging quantum dot technology, the display produces 100% color volume in the DCI-P3 color space for pristine HDR performance. The aluminum chassis exhibits a scratch-resistant anodized finish engineered to withstand the elements, boasting an IP55 weatherproof rating to protect against water ingress from jets and heavy rainfall. The Deck Pro can even operate in extreme temperature conditions ranging from -22°F to a scorching 122°F, making it ideally suited for outdoor living spaces like patios, poolsides, and sports courts.

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While the display quality is certainly impressive, the Deck Pro is no mere one-trick pony. Powered by the Google TV smart platform with an embedded Chromecast, it provides seamless access to popular streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and more straight out of the box. The user interface is intuitive and highly customizable. Built-in WiFi 6 and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity ensure fast, buffer-free streaming performance even for 4K HDR content. Rounding out the multimedia capabilities is immersive Dolby Atmos audio support for an enveloping, cinematic sound experience.

Connectivity options on the Deck Pro are comprehensive, with 3 HDMI 2.1 ports, 2 USB 3.0 ports, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, optical audio output, and even a 3.5mm headphone jack. This versatile array of modern inputs allows for seamless integration of 4K Blu-Ray players, latest gaming consoles, home theater receivers, and other cutting-edge entertainment sources. The remarkably low 5ms typical response time deliver smooth, blur-free playback, even for fast-paced sports and action content.

It's worth noting that to maximize outdoor longevity, minimizing exposed cable connections is advisable. The streamlined design of the Deck Pro elegantly accommodates discreet cable routing or leveraging compact streaming devices like the Chromecast with Google TV tucked away in the rear panel compartment. This smart cable management approach reduces potential entry points for moisture and pests.

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The Deck Pro QLED 2.0 represents the pinnacle of outdoor television engineering - a meticulously designed solution that sacrifices nothing in display quality or smart functionality while conquering the harshest environmental conditions. Whether hosting a movie night by the pool or catching the big game on the patio, this is outdoor entertainment without compromise.

VS the Competition 

Compared to other leading outdoor TV brands like Seura and SunBriteTV, the Sylvox offers several competitive advantages. Firstly, it boasts a matching or even higher brightness level at 1000 nits, ensuring excellent visibility even in direct sunlight. While its IP durability rating of IP55 is slightly lower than the IP56 rating of some competitors, it still provides robust protection against water and dust ingress.

However, one of the Sylvox's standout features is its pricing. It comes at nearly half the cost of many competing outdoor TV models, making it a more budget-friendly option without compromising on essential features. This affordability factor could be a significant draw for consumers seeking a high-quality outdoor viewing experience without breaking the bank.

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Additionally, the Sylvox offers a sleek and modern design that seamlessly blends into various outdoor settings, allowing for a visually appealing and integrated entertainment solution. With its competitive brightness, adequate weather protection, and attractive pricing, the Sylvox presents a compelling option for those in the market for an outdoor TV that delivers both performance and value.


The Deck Pro QLED 2.0 isn't just an outdoor TV; it's a masterclass in alfresco entertainment. With a 4K picture so crisp, you'll want to squint just to remind yourself you're outside. And let's be real, this bad boy is built like a tank – it could probably survive a meteor strike (manufacturer's warranty may not cover Acts of Apocalypse, though). But what really sets it apart is the smart TV capabilities that'll have you streaming, surfing, and schooling your friends on the finer points of outdoor viewing. Sure, the price might make your wallet whimper, but when you're basking in the glory of this all-weather marvel, you'll realize it's a small price to pay for owning the envy of the neighborhood. Bottom line: if you're looking for an outdoor TV that delivers a knockout punch of performance and panache, the Deck Pro QLED 2.0 is a heavyweight champion worth investing in.

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