The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 49S517 vs TCL 49S405 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The screen size is the same and is 49 inches. The 49S517 belongs to the series S517, and the TCL 49S405 - S405. The TCL 49S517 series has 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals, and 49S405 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 49S517 has the VA display, while 49S405 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 power of the speakers is identical. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 49S517 is 109.47/43.09 cm/in, and for the 49S405 it is 111/43.7 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S517 is 63.75/25.09 cm/in, TCL 49S405 of height 69.34/27.3 cm/inches. A depth 49S517 is 7.37/2.9 cm/in, the 49S405 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S517 and in 49S405. 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 49S517 and 49S405.
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 TCL 49S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 49S405 price