It makes sense comparing Samsung UN40MU6290 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 UN40MU6290 belongs to the series MU6290, and the TCL 43S405 - S405. The Samsung UN40MU6290 series has 40, 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 43S405 boasts 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The UN40MU6290 has the VA display, while 43S405 has the LCD 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 Samsung UN40MU6290 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 UN40MU6290 is 91.69/36.1 cm/in, and for the 43S405 it is 97.28/38.3 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN40MU6290 is 53.59/21.1 cm/in, TCL 43S405 of height 56.39/22.2 cm/inches. A depth UN40MU6290 is 6.35/2.5 cm/in, the 43S405 has 7.36/2.9 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the UN40MU6290 has 2 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 43S405. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in UN40MU6290 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 UN40MU6290 and 43S405.
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 43S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 43S405 price