The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - Samsung UN58RU7100FXZA vs TCL 49S405 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 58 and 49 inches respectively. The UN58RU7100FXZA belongs to the series RU7100, and the TCL 49S405 - S405. The Samsung UN58RU7100FXZA series has 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 75 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 UN58RU7100FXZA has the VA display, while 49S405 has the LCD display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN58RU7100FXZA is 20W, 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 UN58RU7100FXZA is 130.05/51.20 cm/in, and for the 49S405 it is 111/43.7 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN58RU7100FXZA is 75.69/29.79 cm/in, TCL 49S405 of height 69.34/27.3 cm/inches. A depth UN58RU7100FXZA is 5.84/2.29 cm/in, the 49S405 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the UN58RU7100FXZA has 2 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 UN58RU7100FXZA 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 UN58RU7100FXZA and 49S405.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support 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 assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on UN58RU7100FXZA. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Samsung UN58RU7100FXZA is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN58RU7100FXZA price