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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 200 x 300 for the Sceptre E505BV-FMQR.
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.
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.
The TCL 55S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 55S405 price