An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so TCL 49S405 vs Sony KD43X720E comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 43 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Sony KD43X720E - X720E. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and KD43X720E boasts 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49S405 has the LCD display, while KD43X720E has the IPS 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 TCL 49S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Sony KD43X720E. 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 KD43X720E it is 97.1/38.22 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, Sony KD43X720E of height 57.1/22.48 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the KD43X720E has 7.1/2.75 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the KD43X720E. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S405 and in KD43X720E.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 100 x 200 for the Sony KD43X720E.
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 KD43X720E.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 49S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on KD43X720E. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The TCL 49S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 49S405 price