The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - Samsung 58NU7100 vs TCL 49S405 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 58 and 49 inches respectively. The 58NU7100 belongs to the series NU7100, and the TCL 49S405 - S405. The Samsung 58NU7100 series has 40, 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 75 inches diagonals, and 49S405 boasts 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 58NU7100 has the VA display, while 49S405 has the LCD display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung 58NU7100 is 20W, versus 16W of the TCL 49S405. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 58NU7100 is 130.05/51.2 cm/in, and for the 49S405 it is 111/43.7 cm/inches. The height of Samsung 58NU7100 is 75.69/29.79 cm/in, TCL 49S405 of height 69.34/27.3 cm/inches. A depth 58NU7100 is 6.1/2.4 cm/in, the 49S405 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 58NU7100 has 2 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 49S405. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 58NU7100 and in 49S405. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 400 versus 200 x 200 for the TCL 49S405.
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 58NU7100 and 49S405.
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 Samsung 58NU7100 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung 58NU7100 price