An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so TCL 49S405 vs Sony XBR55X800E comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Sony XBR55X800E - X800E. The TCL 49S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and XBR55X800E boasts 43, 49, 55 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 XBR55X800E has the IPS 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 TCL 49S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Sony XBR55X800E. 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 XBR55X800E it is 123.2/48.5 cm/inches. The height of TCL 49S405 is 69.34/27.3 cm/in, Sony XBR55X800E of height 71.6/28.18 cm/inches. A depth 49S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the XBR55X800E has 5.7/2.44 cm/in depth.
The 49S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the XBR55X800E. As for USB, the 49S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the XBR55X800E. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 49S405 and in XBR55X800E.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the Sony XBR55X800E.
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 XBR55X800E.
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 Sony XBR55X800E is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony XBR55X800E price