The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 43S405 vs Samsung UN43MU6290FXZA that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The screen size is the same and is 43 inches. The 43S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN43MU6290FXZA - MU6290. The TCL 43S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN43MU6290FXZA boasts 40, 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 43S405 has the LCD display, while UN43MU6290FXZA has the IPS 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 20W of the Samsung UN43MU6290FXZA. 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 UN43MU6290FXZA it is 97.54/38.4 cm/inches. The height of TCL 43S405 is 56.39/22.2 cm/in, Samsung UN43MU6290FXZA of height 67.31/26.5 cm/inches. A depth 43S405 is 7.36/2.9 cm/in, the UN43MU6290FXZA has 6.35/2.5 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 43S405 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the UN43MU6290FXZA. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 43S405 and in UN43MU6290FXZA.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 100 x 100 versus 200 x 200 for the Samsung UN43MU6290FXZA.
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 UN43MU6290FXZA.
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