The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA 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 UN55KS8500FXZA belongs to the series KS8500, and the TCL 49S405 - S405. The Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA series has 49, 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 UN55KS8500FXZA has the SVA display, while 49S405 has the LCD display. The TCL 49S405 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA the refresh rate is 120Hz.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA is 40W, versus 16W of the TCL 49S405. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the UN55KS8500FXZA is 122.43/48.2 cm/in, and for the 49S405 it is 111/43.7 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA is 70.61/27.79 cm/in, TCL 49S405 of height 69.34/27.3 cm/inches. A depth UN55KS8500FXZA is 8.89/3.5 cm/in, the 49S405 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.
The UN55KS8500FXZA has 4 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 49S405. As for USB, the UN55KS8500FXZA 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 UN55KS8500FXZA and in 49S405.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 400 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 UN55KS8500FXZA and 49S405.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Local Dimming technology is available in each model. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN55KS8500FXZA price