If you have already decided that you want to buy a new TV, but still don't know what exactly you want, the TCL 55S425 vs Hitachi 55R80 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The screen size of both models is 55 inches. The 55S425 from series S425, but the opponent belongs to series R80. The series TCL 55S425 has 43, 49, 50, 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals, but in the case of 55R80 only 49, 55 diagonals are possible.
Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The screen of these devices is based on the VA display. The 55S425 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the 55R80. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The TCL 55S425 has a width of 124.46/49 cm/in, compared with a width of 122.8/48.34 cm/in for Hitachi 55R80. The TCL 55S425 has a height of 72.14/28.40 cm/in, compared with a height of 71.1/28 cm/in for Hitachi 55R80. The TCL 55S425 has a depth of 7.8/3.1 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.6/3.1 cm/in for Hitachi 55R80.
In each model, manufacturers provide 3 HDMI connectors. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the TCL 55S425 can operate at 5 GHz. Both models do not support Bluetooth.
VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 200 x 200.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models. And of course, you can use HBO on the each of rivals.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. The Local Dimming feature is not supported by the display type of both models. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The Hitachi 55R80 is better TV in this comparison. Check Hitachi 55R80 price