The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 49S405 vs LG 49SK8000PUA that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The screen size is the same and is 49 inches. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the LG 49SK8000PUA - SK800. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 49SK8000PUA boasts 49, 55, 65 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 49SK8000PUA has the IPS 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 LG 49SK8000PUA. However, only the 49SK8000PUA has Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format support.
The width of the 49S405 is 111/43.7 cm/in, and for the 49SK8000PUA it is 110.24/43.4 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, LG 49SK8000PUA of height 64.52/25.4 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the 49SK8000PUA has 6.35/2.25 cm/in depth.
The 49S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 49SK8000PUA. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the 49SK8000PUA. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S405 and in 49SK8000PUA.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49SK8000PUA.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Local Dimming technology is available in each model. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on 49SK8000PUA. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The LG 49SK8000PUA is better TV in this comparison. Check LG 49SK8000PUA price