LG OLED55E8PUA vs TCL 49S405

LG OLED55E8PUA
vs
TCL 49S405

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG OLED55E8PUA vs TCL 49S405 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 55 and 49 inches respectively. The OLED55E8PUA belongs to the series E8, and the TCL 49S405 - S405. The LG OLED55E8PUA series has 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 49S405 boasts 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The OLED55E8PUA has the OLED display, while 49S405 has the LCD display. The TCL 49S405 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for LG OLED55E8PUA the refresh rate is 120Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.

Audio

The OLED55E8PUA plays sound in surround format, and stereo sound is available on 49S405. The speaker power of the LG OLED55E8PUA is 60W, versus 16W of the TCL 49S405. However, only the OLED55E8PUA has Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format support.

Dimensions

The width of the OLED55E8PUA is 122.68/48.29 cm/in, and for the 49S405 it is 111/43.7 cm/inches. The height of LG OLED55E8PUA is 77.72/30.6 cm/in, TCL 49S405 of height 69.34/27.3 cm/inches. A depth OLED55E8PUA is 5.08/2.1 cm/in, the 49S405 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.

Connections

The OLED55E8PUA has 4 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 49S405. As for USB, the OLED55E8PUA has 3 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 OLED55E8PUA and in 49S405.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the TCL 49S405.

Streaming

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 OLED55E8PUA and 49S405.

Features

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 OLED55E8PUA. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

LG OLED55E8PUA
TCL 49S405

Model

OLED55E8PUA
49S405

Brand

LG
TCL

Reviews

95
2901

General

Series

E8
S405

Screen sizes in series

55, 65
43, 49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

55
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

OLED
LCD

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.97/47.62
107.37/42.27

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.79
60.4/23.77

Display area, %

86.33
84.26

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120
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

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
MKV, TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

surround
stereo

Speakers power, W

60
16

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

122.68/48.29
111/43.7

Height, cm/in

77.72/30.6
69.34/27.3

Depth, cm/in

5.08/2.1
7.62/3

Weight, kg/lbs

19.9/43.87
11.3/24.91

Width with stand, cm/in

122.68/48.29
111/43.7

Height with stand, cm/in

78.48/30.9
70.35/27.7

Depth with stand, cm/in

22.1/8.7
21.59/8.5

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

21.9/48.28
11.5/23.35

Connections

HDMI

4
3

USB

3
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
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 300
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, YouTube
FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME

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

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.028/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

81
90

Processor

Model

a9, Quad-core
Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 4.0
Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

180

Maximum power consumption, W

362

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

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  • 27LG OLED55E8PUA
  • 21.1TCL 49S405

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