The TCL 43S405 vs TCL 43S517 comparison proves that these solutions have many common features. The screen size is the same and is 43 inches. The 43S405 belongs to the series S405, and the TCL 43S517 - S517. The TCL 43S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 43S517 boasts 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 43S405 has the LCD display, while 43S517 has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The power of the speakers is identical. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 43S405 is 97.28/38.3 cm/in, and for the 43S517 it is 96/37.79 cm/inches. The height of TCL 43S405 is 56.39/22.2 cm/in, TCL 43S517 of height 56.13/22.09 cm/inches. A depth 43S405 is 7.36/2.9 cm/in, the 43S517 has 7.37/2.9 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 43S405 and in 43S517. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 100 x 100 versus 200 x 200 for the TCL 43S517.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors. It is possible to use the HBO service on both 43S405 and 43S517.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 43S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not supported by both models and it’s difficult to determine a leader. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The TCL 43S517 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 43S517 price