TCL 49S405 vs TCL 55R617

TCL 49S405
vs
TCL 55R617

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new TV, but still don't know what exactly you want, the TCL 49S405 vs TCL 55R617 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49S405 and 55 inches for the 55R617. The 49S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series R6. The series TCL 49S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 55R617 only 55, 65 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49S405 has LCD display, while the 55R617 has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The TCL 49S405 has a width of 111/43.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 123.19/48.5 cm/in for TCL 55R617. The TCL 49S405 has a height of 69.34/27.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 71.37/28.09 cm/in for TCL 55R617. The TCL 49S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.37/2.9 cm/in for TCL 55R617.

Connections

In each model, manufacturers provide 3 HDMI connectors. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. 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.

Ergonomics

VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 200 x 200.

Streaming

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.

Features

Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 49S405. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Common

Product

TCL 49S405
TCL 55R617

Model

49S405
55R617

Brand

TCL
TCL

Reviews

2901
1324

General

Series

S405
R6

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

49
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

107.37/42.27
120.96/47.62

Display height, cm/in

60.4/23.77
68.04/26.78

Display area, %

84.26
93.61

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
MKV, TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
16

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

111/43.7
123.19/48.5

Height, cm/in

69.34/27.3
71.37/28.09

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3
7.37/2.9

Weight, kg/lbs

11.3/24.91
16.8/37.04

Width with stand, cm/in

111/43.7
123.19/48.5

Height with stand, cm/in

70.35/27.7
78.49/30.9

Depth with stand, cm/in

21.59/8.5
27.18/10.7

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

11.5/23.35
17.3/38.14

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
1

Component video input

0
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
Vudu

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

Clear Motion
Clear Motion

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.028/0.011
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

90
80

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

60

Maximum power consumption, W

230

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 23.1
  • 19.4
  • 23.1TCL 49S405
  • 19.4TCL 55R617

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