It makes sense comparing TCL 49S405 vs Samsung UN50J5000 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 50 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN50J5000 - J5000. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN50J5000 boasts 32, 43, 50 inches diagonals.
The 49S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for UN50J5000. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49S405 has the LCD display, while UN50J5000 has the IPS display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 49S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Samsung UN50J5000. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 49S405 is 111/43.7 cm/in, and for the UN50J5000 it is 114.08/44.91 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, Samsung UN50J5000 of height 66.23/26.07 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the UN50J5000 has 7.27/2.86 cm/in depth.
The 49S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the UN50J5000. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. Only the TCL 49S405 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN50J5000.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 49S405.
As for Smart TV, only TCL 49S405 has this feature. The 49S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not supported by both models and it’s difficult to determine a leader. Voice control is not available for these models.
The TCL 49S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 49S405 price