TCL 49S405 vs Samsung UN40H5003

TCL 49S405
vs
Samsung UN40H5003

I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 49S405 vs Samsung UN40H5003 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49S405 and 40 inches for the UN40H5003. The 49S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series 5003. The series TCL 49S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN40H5003 only 39, 40 diagonals are possible.

Display

The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in 49S405. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49S405 has LCD display, while the UN40H5003 has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 49S405, but in 49S405 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The TCL 49S405 has a width of 111/43.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 91.69/36.1 cm/in for Samsung UN40H5003. The TCL 49S405 has a height of 69.34/27.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 53.59/21.1 cm/in for Samsung UN40H5003. The TCL 49S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.35/2.5 cm/in for Samsung UN40H5003.

Connections

The 49S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the UN40H5003 has 2 HDMIs. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in 49S405. Both models do not support Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 200 x 200.

Streaming

The 49S405 has a built-in Netflix servise.

Features

Only the 49S405 can be considered as a Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 49S405. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa.

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Common

Product

TCL 49S405
Samsung UN40H5003

Model

49S405
UN40H5003

Brand

TCL
Samsung

Reviews

2901
839

General

Series

S405
5003

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
39, 40

Display

Screen size, inch

49
40

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

LCD
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

107.37/42.27
88.55/34.86

Display height, cm/in

60.4/23.77
49.81/19.61

Display area, %

84.26
93.68

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
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

MKV, TS
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

111/43.7
91.69/36.1

Height, cm/in

69.34/27.3
53.59/21.1

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3
6.35/2.5

Weight, kg/lbs

11.3/24.91
7.7/17.1

Width with stand, cm/in

111/43.7
91.69/36.1

Height with stand, cm/in

70.35/27.7
59.69/23.5

Depth with stand, cm/in

21.59/8.5
28.7/11.29

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

11.5/23.35
8.7/19.18

Connections

HDMI

3
2

USB

1
1

Component video input

0
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
has not

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
Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.028/0.011
0.023/0.009

Pixel density, ppi

90
110

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Tizen

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

53

Maximum power consumption, W

88

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 21.1
  • 17.3
  • 21.1TCL 49S405
  • 17.3Samsung UN40H5003

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