TCL 49S405 vs Philips 55PFL4909 comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Philips 55PFL4909 - 4000. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 55PFL4909 boasts 24, 32, 40, 55 inches diagonals.
The 49S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for 55PFL4909. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49S405 has the LCD display, while 55PFL4909 has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 55PFL4909.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 49S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Philips 55PFL4909. 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 55PFL4909 it is 124.7/49.1 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, Philips 55PFL4909 of height 72.39/28.5 cm/inches. TVs have the same depth 7.62/3 cm/inches.
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 49S405 and in 55PFL4909. 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 55PFL4909.
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