The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 49S405 vs Samsung UN55KS9000 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN55KS9000 - KS9000. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN55KS9000 boasts 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49S405 has the LCD display, while UN55KS9000 has the SVA display. The Samsung UN55KS9000 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for TCL 49S405 the refresh rate is 60Hz.
The 49S405 plays sound in stereo format, and quadro sound is available on UN55KS9000. The speaker power of the TCL 49S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the Samsung UN55KS9000. 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 UN55KS9000 it is 122.94/48.4 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, Samsung UN55KS9000 of height 71.12/28 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the UN55KS9000 has 3.81/1.5 cm/in depth.
The 49S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the UN55KS9000. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the UN55KS9000. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S405 and in UN55KS9000.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN55KS9000.
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 49S405 and UN55KS9000.
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 UN55KS9000 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN55KS9000 price