l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 49S405 vs Samsung UN43J5202A. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49S405 and 43 inches for the UN43J5202A. The 49S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series J5200. The series TCL 49S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN43J5202A only 43 diagonals are possible.
The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in 49S405. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49S405 has LCD display, while the UN43J5202A has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
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.
The TCL 49S405 has a width of 111/43.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 98.55/38.79 cm/in for Samsung UN43J5202A. The TCL 49S405 has a height of 69.34/27.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 57.49/22.63 cm/in for Samsung UN43J5202A. The TCL 49S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.2/2.83 cm/in for Samsung UN43J5202A.
The 49S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the UN43J5202A has 2 HDMIs. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. Both models do not support Bluetooth.
VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 200 x 200.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as 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. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The TCL 49S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 49S405 price