It makes sense comparing Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA vs TCL 43S405 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 43 inches respectively. The UN49RU8000FXZA belongs to the series RU8000, and the TCL 43S405 - S405. The Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA series has 49, 55, 65, 75, 82 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 UN49RU8000FXZA 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 UN49RU8000FXZA 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 UN49RU8000FXZA is 110.24/43.40 cm/in, and for the 43S405 it is 97.28/38.3 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA is 64.75/25.09 cm/in, TCL 43S405 of height 56.39/22.2 cm/inches. A depth UN49RU8000FXZA is 5.84/2.29 cm/in, the 43S405 has 7.36/2.9 cm/in depth.
The UN49RU8000FXZA has 4 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 43S405. As for USB, the UN49RU8000FXZA 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 UN49RU8000FXZA 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 UN49RU8000FXZA 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 assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on UN49RU8000FXZA. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA price