The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 49S405 vs Samsung 40NU7100 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 40 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung 40NU7100 - NU7100. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 40NU7100 boasts 40, 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 75 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49S405 has the LCD display, while 40NU7100 has the VA 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 49S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Samsung 40NU7100. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 49S405 is 111/43.7 cm/in, and for the 40NU7100 it is 91.44/36 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, Samsung 40NU7100 of height 53.09/20.9 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the 40NU7100 has 5.84/2.29 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the 40NU7100. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S405 and in 40NU7100. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.
VESA mount is a standardized bracket system for mounting your TV to a wall. Contemplated TVs have the same size and of anchorages 200 x 200.
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 49S405 and 40NU7100.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 49S405 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 Samsung 40NU7100 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung 40NU7100 price