The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 43S405 vs Samsung 49NU8000 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 43 and 49 inches respectively. The 43S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung 49NU8000 - NU8000. The TCL 43S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 49NU8000 boasts 49, 55, 65, 75, 82 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 49NU8000 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 speaker power of the TCL 43S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the Samsung 49NU8000. 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 49NU8000 it is 109.2/42.99 cm/inches. The height of TCL 43S405 is 56.39/22.2 cm/in, Samsung 49NU8000 of height 63.5/25 cm/inches. A depth 43S405 is 7.36/2.9 cm/in, the 49NU8000 has 5.59/2.2 cm/in depth.
The 43S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 49NU8000. As for USB, the 43S405 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the 49NU8000. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 43S405 and in 49NU8000.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 100 x 100 versus 200 x 200 for the Samsung 49NU8000.
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 49NU8000.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Local Dimming technology is available in each model. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Samsung 49NU8000 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung 49NU8000 price