The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 49S405 vs LG 55EA9800 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the LG 55EA9800 - EA9800. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 55EA9800 boasts 55 inches diagonals.
The 49S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for 55EA9800. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49S405 has the LCD display, while 55EA9800 has the OLED display. The LG 55EA9800 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for TCL 49S405 the refresh rate is 60Hz. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 55EA9800.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 49S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the LG 55EA9800. 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 55EA9800 it is 122.9/48.31 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, LG 55EA9800 of height 79.9/31.44 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the 55EA9800 has 19.2/7.56 cm/in depth.
The 49S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 55EA9800. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the 55EA9800. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.
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. The 49S405 has Local Dimming technology. 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