I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 43S405 vs Samsung UN50MU6300 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 43 inches for the 43S405 and 50 inches for the UN50MU6300. The 43S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series MU6300. The series TCL 43S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN50MU6300 only 40, 43, 49, 50, 55, 65, 75 diagonals are possible.
Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 43S405 has LCD display, while the UN50MU6300 has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 43S405, but in 43S405 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The TCL 43S405 has a width of 97.28/38.3 cm/in, compared with a width of 112.77/44.4 cm/in for Samsung UN50MU6300. The TCL 43S405 has a height of 56.39/22.2 cm/in, compared with a height of 65.53/25.79 cm/in for Samsung UN50MU6300. The TCL 43S405 has a depth of 7.36/2.9 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.35/2.5 cm/in for Samsung UN50MU6300.
In each model, manufacturers provide 3 HDMI connectors. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 43S405, but Samsung UN50MU6300 has 2 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the TCL 43S405 can operate at 5 GHz.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 100 x 100 vs 400 x 400, respectively considered model.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models. And of course, you can use HBO on the each of rivals.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The Samsung UN50MU6300 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN50MU6300 price