TCL 55S405 vs Sony KD49X720E

TCL 55S405
vs
Sony KD49X720E

The TCL 55S405 vs Sony KD49X720E comparison proves that these solutions have many common features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 55 and 49 inches respectively. The 55S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Sony KD49X720E - X720E. The TCL 55S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and KD49X720E boasts 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 55S405 has the LCD display, while KD49X720E has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 55S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Sony KD49X720E. 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 KD49X720E it is 110.2/43.38 cm/inches. The height of TCL 55S405 is 72.39/28.5 cm/in, Sony KD49X720E of height 64.6/25.43 cm/inches. A depth 55S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the KD49X720E has 7.1/2.75 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 55S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the KD49X720E. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 55S405 and in KD49X720E.

Ergonomics

VESA mount is a standardized bracket system for mounting your TV to a wall. Contemplated TVs have the same size and of anchorages 200 x 200.

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 KD49X720E.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 55S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on KD49X720E. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

TCL 55S405
Sony KD49X720E

Model

55S405
KD49X720E

Brand

TCL
Sony

Reviews

4897
316

General

Series

S405
X720E

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
43, 49, 55

Display

Screen size, inch

55
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.96/47.62
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.78
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

91.16
90.96

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
MKV, WebM, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
QuickTime, Xvid

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
MIDI, M4A, LPCM

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

124.7/49.1
110.2/43.38

Height, cm/in

72.39/28.5
64.6/25.43

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3
7.1/2.75

Weight, kg/lbs

13.4/29.5
11.4/25.13

Width with stand, cm/in

124.7/49.1
110.2/43.38

Height with stand, cm/in

78.2/30.8
69.4/27.32

Depth with stand, cm/in

22.1/8.7
25.2/9.92

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.6/29.98
12.1/26.68

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
3

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 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
Vudu, YouTube

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
Motionflow XR

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
240

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.027/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

80
91

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Smart TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70

Maximum power consumption, W

130
114

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

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  • 23.1
  • 22.4
  • 23.1TCL 55S405
  • 22.4Sony KD49X720E

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