The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 49S405 vs LG OLED55C8PUA that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the LG OLED55C8PUA - C8. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and OLED55C8PUA boasts 55, 65, 77 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 OLED55C8PUA has the OLED display. The LG OLED55C8PUA works with 120Hz refresh rate, for TCL 49S405 the refresh rate is 60Hz. 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 40W of the LG OLED55C8PUA. However, only the OLED55C8PUA has Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format support.
The width of the 49S405 is 111/43.7 cm/in, and for the OLED55C8PUA it is 124.8/48.34 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, LG OLED55C8PUA of height 70.7/27.83 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the OLED55C8PUA has 4.69/1.84 cm/in depth.
The 49S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the OLED55C8PUA. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the OLED55C8PUA. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S405 and in OLED55C8PUA.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 200 x 300 for the LG OLED55C8PUA.
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 OLED55C8PUA.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Local Dimming technology is available in each model. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on OLED55C8PUA. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The LG OLED55C8PUA is better TV in this comparison. Check LG OLED55C8PUA price