TCL 55S405 vs Sceptre E505BV-FMQR

TCL 55S405
vs
Sceptre E505BV-FMQR

It makes sense comparing TCL 55S405 vs Sceptre E505BV-FMQR because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 55 and 50 inches respectively. The 55S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Sceptre E505BV-FMQR - 5BV. The TCL 55S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and E505BV-FMQR boasts 50 inches diagonals.

Display

The 55S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for E505BV-FMQR. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 55S405 has the LCD display, while E505BV-FMQR has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. 3D video is available for viewing only on the E505BV-FMQR.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 55S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Sceptre E505BV-FMQR. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 55S405 is 124.7/49.1 cm/in, and for the E505BV-FMQR it is 112.4/44.25 cm/inches. The height of TCL 55S405 is 72.39/28.5 cm/in, Sceptre E505BV-FMQR of height 65.7/25.86 cm/inches. A depth 55S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the E505BV-FMQR has 8.3/3.26 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 55S405 and in E505BV-FMQR. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 200 x 300 for the Sceptre E505BV-FMQR.

Streaming

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 55S405 and E505BV-FMQR.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 55S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not supported by both models and it’s difficult to determine a leader. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

TCL 55S405
Sceptre E505BV-FMQR

Model

55S405
E505BV-FMQR

Brand

TCL
Sceptre

Reviews

4897
79

General

Series

S405
5BV

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
50

Display

Screen size, inch

55
50

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

LCD
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.96/47.62
109.55/43.13

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.78
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

91.16
92.76

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
MKV

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

124.7/49.1
112.4/44.25

Height, cm/in

72.39/28.5
65.7/25.86

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3
8.3/3.26

Weight, kg/lbs

13.4/29.5
14.1/31.1

Width with stand, cm/in

124.7/49.1
112.4/44.25

Height with stand, cm/in

78.2/30.8
68.5/26.96

Depth with stand, cm/in

22.1/8.7
21.6/8.5

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.6/29.98
15.1/33.29

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
1

Component video input

0
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
200 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
Vudu

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

Clear Motion

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.051/0.02

Pixel density, ppi

80
50

Processor

Model

Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70
79

Maximum power consumption, W

130
110

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
1

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 23.1
  • 16
  • 23.1TCL 55S405
  • 16Sceptre E505BV-FMQR

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