It makes sense comparing Samsung UN40M5300A vs TCL 43S405 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 40 and 43 inches respectively. The UN40M5300A belongs to the series M5300A, and the TCL 43S405 - S405. The Samsung UN40M5300A series has 32, 40, 43, 49, 50 inches diagonals, and 43S405 boasts 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.
The 43S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which is not true of the UN40M5300A. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The UN40M5300A has the IPS display, while 43S405 has the LCD display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN40M5300A is 20W, versus 16W of the TCL 43S405. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the UN40M5300A is 92.2/36.29 cm/in, and for the 43S405 it is 97.28/38.3 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN40M5300A is 53.09/20.9 cm/in, TCL 43S405 of height 56.39/22.2 cm/inches. TVs have the same depth 7.36/2.9 cm/inches.
The UN40M5300A has 2 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 43S405. 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 UN40M5300A and in 43S405.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 100 x 100 for the TCL 43S405.
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 UN40M5300A and 43S405.
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 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 43S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 43S405 price