l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 49S405 vs LG 55SJ8000. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49S405 and 55 inches for the 55SJ8000. The 49S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series SJ8000. The series TCL 49S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 55SJ8000 only 49, 55, 60, 65 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 55SJ8000 has IPS display. The 49S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the 55SJ8000. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. 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 123.7/48.7 cm/in for LG 55SJ8000. The TCL 49S405 has a height of 69.34/27.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 71.88/28.29 cm/in for LG 55SJ8000. The TCL 49S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.1/2.4 cm/in for LG 55SJ8000.
The 49S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the 55SJ8000 has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 49S405, but LG 55SJ8000 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.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 300 x 300, respectively considered model.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. 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