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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 300 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 OLED55E8PUA and 49S405.
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.
The LG OLED55E8PUA is better TV in this comparison. Check LG OLED55E8PUA price