Hisense TV is manufactured by a Chinese company with the same name. You should know that Hisense is the largest OEM manufacturer of TV sets; Hisense provides a wide range of custom TV sets, so only 50% of the TV sets produced have the Hisense brand name. This is probably why there were hundreds of different TV models before 2021. 

The meaning of the Hisense TV model number is explained.

Before 2022, the model numbers of TVs differed according to the region. We can distinguish the main areas: Europe, North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), North Africa, and Australia.

There were two types of model numbers, one for North America, Canada, and Australia. There were two model numbers for Europe and Europe: one old, which was changed to a new one in 2018. You may see TVs with both types of model numbers. This is due to the gradual transition to a uniform designation for TV models worldwide. In 2021, Hisense began assigning the same model numbers by structure to its TVs. 

Example of Hisense TV model number, meaning explanation

Since 2021, the model numbers of TVs have been standardized a little bit by Hisense, and now you can get information about the TV from the model number; here is what information is available. Let’s look at an example, take model number 65U77HQ, and I’ll tell you how to decode it.

  • 65 is the screen size in inches
  • U – TV range, this is very relative as it usually just marks out a particular TV feature such as OLED, UHD, or Full HD
  • 7 – TV series in the line.
  • 7 – The TV model in the series may not be present in some TV models; for example, this letter is absent from the OLED TV. 
  • H – the year of development of the TV model, how to navigate I will tell you next. 
  • Q – design

Hisense TVs by year, what year is my Hisense TV

Hisense adheres to the rule that new models start in the middle of the year and continue to be produced at the beginning of the following year. This is typical for OEMs; early in the year, the development of new models, solves the issue of supplies, and production starts in the second half of the year. If you’re interested in pre-2014 TV models, you’ll need to look up the year of release from various sources, technical documentation, reviews, and TV reviews. After 2014, you can look for the letter indicator of the year the TV was developed and the beginning of sales.

  • H – 2021/2022
  • G – 2020/2021
  • F – 2019/2020
  • E – 2018/2019
  • D – 2017/2018
  • C – 2016/2017
  • B – 2015/2016
  • A – 2014/2015

How to know which region your Hisense television is designed for

You should know that different regions have different digital broadcasting standards; for example, North America has the ATSC standard, and Europe has DVB. To identify Hisense TVs add the international country code at the end of the model number, so you may see the 75U8H USA model is a TV for the United States. And the 75U8H AU model is for Australia. But there’s nothing listed for most countries, so be careful when choosing your TV and choose which digital tuner the TV has. Oddly enough, on some Hisense websites, such as those in Mexico and Argentina, I didn’t find any detailed specifications of the TVs, only advertising images.

Hisense serial number lookup: Hisense model number lookup

Of course, if you need the model number or the serial number of your Hisense TV, you need to find it first. You may also need the serial number when contacting customer service. Here’s where you can find that information.

You can always find the model number and serial number on the back of your TV. There’s always a sticker there with information about the TV. By the way, Hisense recommends that you look for information about the TV on the sticker; it’s the most accurate information there.
The model number can also be found in the TV menu. However, with so many TV models and operating systems on them, the order of searching for the model number and the serial number of your Hisense TV is very different. For example, here below, I have shown a picture of the menu Hisense TV; as you can see, the information can be found in the “System Massage” menu; the serial number is just zeros, and the model number was called “Service code”.
A third option for finding the serial number and model number is the packing box; I recommend taking a picture or saving part of the packing box with a sticker info about the TV.

Old model number of Hisense TV until 2021

As I said before 2021, there were many different model numbers of televisions. I can explain this by the fact that the company favored the production of televisions through the outsourcing system; the production of its models of televisions was secondary. This is still observed to some extent, but the company is trying to extend its brand.

A brief overview of Hisense TVs

Hisense is a manufacturer of inexpensive televisions. About 50% of TVs are made under the Hisense brand name. The model numbers of televisions do not reflect their technical capabilities. The model number is just an identifier of the television. You have to be very careful when choosing a TV; Hisense makes TVs on six platforms, a TV can have six different operating systems on it, and if you pick up a TV hoping to watch some streaming service, it might not be on the TV. Hisense makes TVs with these operating systems:

  • Google TV.
  • Roku TV.
  • Fire TV
  • Vidaa TV
  • XClass TV
  • Android TV

Explanation of model number of Hisense TV (USA, Canada) 55H9050E

Hisense began selling TVs in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico earlier than in Europe. In 2014, new TV model number designations were introduced. We’ll look at how to understand the Hisense TV model number designation from 2014 for the North American market.

  • 55 – TV diagonal size
  • H – The indicator of the country for which the TV is made. Or differences in TVs
    • H – Hisense smart TV (US)
    • R – US TV with pre-installed program to access Roku TV
    • P – TVs for sale in Australia
    • О – TVs for sale in Japan
    • E – TVs for sale in China
  • 9 -Series TV
  • 050 – Design TV, may be missing on some TV models

How do I know the year of my Hisense TV until 2021?

You can find out the year of your Vizio TV from the model number. The last letter in the model number indicates the year of development of the model.

  • G – 2020
  • F – 2019
  • E – 2018
  • D – 2017
  • С – 2016
  • B – 2015
  • A – 2014

Explain model number Hisense TV (Europe)

Europe does not use the same model numbers as the U.S. Hisense uses a different television designation. For Europe, the new model number designation was introduced in 2018. So you may have seen TV models with very different model numbers then.

Hisense TV model number decoding example U9A

  • U – ULED TV, 4K TV screen. O – OLED TV
  • 9 -series TV
  • A – start year of production of televisions A – 2018, B – 2019, С – 2020

Hisense TV old model number type 2 decoding example A6500

This designation of the model number was used before 2018. This designation of the model number is used to this day.

  • A – TV model year
    • С – 2020
    • B – 2019
    • A – 2018
    • N – 2017
    • M – 2016
    • H – 2015
    • K – 2014
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    • 65A6101EU main board
      used in Hisense TVs 65H6570F,65H6590F,65H6510G (2019)

  1. What is 58A6503UW/S1Z1 – South Africa
    Need to download a software update but STRUGGELING

    • 58A6503UW – model TV
      S1Z1 – main board modification
      The software update at Hisense is problematic OS Vidaa is their own OS.

  2. MODEL: 55K305PW
    Please what year is this and is it FHD OR UHF AND IS IT 4K?

  3. Hi, What year model is this please? 43A7100F – I am in South Africa?

    • 43A7100F -2020
      International Model TV Europe, Africa and other countries

    • These are identical TVs assembled on the same MSD6683 chassis
      TP.MST6683T.PB732 TP.MST6683T.PB753
      32E5606EX 40E5606EX (LED40B6600, 43B6600, 32B6600). There may be different screens or the TVs are made for different countries.

  4. In UAE I was buying 85U8WFV having VIDAA 3 OS and it is 2019 Model, they said it is out of stock and advised me to take new model 85U8QF which has VIDAA 5 as OS.

    Are these same TVs or any lower specs in 85U8QF ? Please help.

    • In the case of Hisense, it is very hard to say anything specific. Many TV models have model numbers that vary from region to region. Logically the technical parameters should be the same. But in this case I do not know.

  5. Can you decode the model available in uae
    Hisense 65U7WF( year and category)
    It’s sold as ULED tv here

  6. What’s the year of Hisense 85U8WFV? I am unable to decode it. Please help

      • Hisense 65inch 65U8QF is it the same as H9G in North America at least by panel specs? (OS is different Android versus Vidaa) We cannot find any model in our location with U9QF if we go by your charts. Please help to decide. Also please tell us if Hisense 75inch 75U8QF has HDR 10+ or just HDR? and the panel refresh rate is 120 Hz for sure?

  7. What is the code for a 50A7300FTUK, can I use it on my Sky remote?

  8. Please help me decode (sticker on side of Hisense tv):

    Thank you

    • 55 – size
      U – ULED TV with a screen made using quantum dot technology
      6 – series
      А – 2019
      UW – mofication

  9. I am interested in a H8G or H9G and I am living in Germany, which are the most similar model numbers sold here in Germany? what about U7QF and U8QF?

  10. Hi there I’m from Malaysia and I’m looking for the Hisense H9G. The only ULED model I have is U800QF. This is the latest model. Should I get this TV? Is it the same range as H9G?

  11. What about the Hisense AE7000F? They sell it in Europa and on the Hisense Website they write “new in 2020”. What does A,E and F mean in this context? Thanks 🙂

  12. Even after reading your article I’m having trouble figuring out what my model number means

    MN: HU55A6800FUW

    Any help would be appreciated, thanks for your time.

    • HU55A6800FUW is the electrical board number. Installs in model 55H8G TVs 2020

  13. Hello recently i bought hisense tv. I ordered 55A7120 tv. But they hav sent me 55A7120 model. Can i know the difference between these two models? Plz help

    • H65A6101EU – model 2018
      screen type VA 10bit (8bit+FRC)
      processor CPU ARM Cortex A9, 2 core, GPU Mali-400 MP2, 2core
      budget TV

      • Thanks! What is the model number published for this tv? I think the one i mentioned was the internal model.. how did you know that it was a 2018 model?

        • In Hisense, everything is very complicated, there is no single standard for television production. Hundreds of models of TV sets are produced in different factories.
          This board was installed in the TV sets of 2019. But this is a modification of the TV board in 2018.
          In general, Hisense wants to produce as many TVs as possible at a minimum price. Because of this a lot of complaints about the quality of TVs.

    • 6 – series
      7 – model
      00 – design
      PA – modification (For example, the type of screen PA is Full HD, HA is HD)

    • Since Hisense, produces many models of TVs, including the outsourcing scheme, there is no unified system of TV models. We can’t say anything specific about the x32n2176h TV model.

    • Is the model number of the TV correctly specified. According to the model number, it is 2020, but there is no information on the official websites of Hisense.

  14. Hello
    My Hi Sense TV Model No LEDN55T36R3D Was damaged by lightening
    Insurance co indicates tv obselete.
    Replacement Model 55B7100 UHD SMART LED TV
    PLEASE Confirm if correct.

    • Model 55B7100 2019 year
      LEDN55T36R3D – model 2012 year
      LEDN55T36R3D 2012 model has long been out of production. Replacement for model 2019, good solution.

  15. Please,I want to know which model is N50HTS,where it is manufactured. And where can I locate my serial number and model number on my TV. Thanks.

    • N50HTS TV for Africa, produced by Indonesia or China. Information about the TV you can find at the back of the TV, there is an information sticker.

  16. Hi Jimmy.

    I have a LEDN49M35P

    It never came with a remote control.

    Which model if remote does it use?

    • Model TV H9G H9F only for America
      Model 55Q8600UWG – 2019 – 2020 Year, QLED TV
      Panel manufacturer – Hisense
      Panel model HD550V6U53
      Display technology LCD/LED lit
      LED Matrix Resolution (Horiz x Vert) pixel 3840 x 2160
      Colour depth bit 10bit but most likely (8bit + FRC)
      Image refresh frequency Hz 120

    • 55A6103 2018 year
      UHD (4K) screen, 10bit (8bit+FRC) backlight dithering technology applied (it is very unlikely that a television can show an image with a color depth of 10 bits)
      maximum TV can show 60 frames per second
      HDR10+ not supported, only HDR10 and HLG

  17. I got sold a Led Backlight TV as 4K
    Model number 50A6101EX
    Pls what year was this made and is it 4K tv ?
    I look forward to your response

  18. I got sold a Led Backlight TV as 4K
    Model number 50A6101EX
    Pls what year was this made and is it 4K tv ?

  19. Hisence sold in canada as4k uld model H8608 or H8608a.do not know what production number,year and specks.sold to me apr. 2020.odd model?

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