I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 55S405 vs TCL 65S425 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the 55S405 and 65 inches for the 65S425. The 55S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series S425. The series TCL 55S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 65S425 only 43, 49, 50, 55, 65, 75 diagonals are possible.
Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 55S405 has LCD display, while the 65S425 has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. 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 55S405 has a width of 124.7/49.1 cm/in, compared with a width of 145.54/57.29 cm/in for TCL 65S425. The TCL 55S405 has a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in, compared with a height of 84.58/33.3 cm/in for TCL 65S425. The TCL 55S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.8/3.1 cm/in for TCL 65S425.
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 55S405 can operate at 5 GHz. Both models do not support Bluetooth.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 400 x 200, respectively considered model.
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. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 55S405. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The TCL 65S425 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 65S425 price