It makes sense comparing Sony XBR49X900F 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 XBR49X900F belongs to the series X900F, and the TCL 43S405 - S405. The Sony XBR49X900F series has 49, 55, 65, 75, 85 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 LCD display is used in each of the models. The TCL 43S405 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Sony XBR49X900F the refresh rate is 120Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Sony XBR49X900F 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 XBR49X900F is 109.3/43.03 cm/in, and for the 43S405 it is 97.28/38.3 cm/inches. The height of Sony XBR49X900F is 62.9/24.76 cm/in, TCL 43S405 of height 56.39/22.2 cm/inches. A depth XBR49X900F is 6.9/2.71 cm/in, the 43S405 has 7.36/2.9 cm/in depth.
The XBR49X900F has 4 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 43S405. As for USB, the XBR49X900F has 3 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 XBR49X900F 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 XBR49X900F and 43S405.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on XBR49X900F. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Sony XBR49X900F is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony XBR49X900F price