I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 49S405 vs Hisense 55DU6500 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 49 inches for the 49S405 and 55 inches for the 55DU6500. The 49S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series H6. The series TCL 49S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 55DU6500 only 50, 55, 60 diagonals are possible.
Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49S405 has LCD display, while the 55DU6500 has VA display. The 49S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the 55DU6500. 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 49S405, but in 49S405 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The TCL 49S405 has a width of 111/43.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 124.7/49.1 cm/in for Hisense 55DU6500. The TCL 49S405 has a height of 69.34/27.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in for Hisense 55DU6500. The depth of the TV is equal to and is 7.62/3 cm/inches.
The 49S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the 55DU6500 has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 49S405, but Hisense 55DU6500 has 3 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the TCL 49S405 can operate at 5 GHz. Both models do not support Bluetooth.
VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 200 x 200.
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. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 49S405. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The TCL 49S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 49S405 price