l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 55S405 vs Sony KDL60R510A. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the 55S405 and 60 inches for the KDL60R510A. The 55S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series R510A. The series TCL 55S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of KDL60R510A only 60 diagonals are possible.
The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in 55S405. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The screen of these devices is based on the LCD display. The 55S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the KDL60R510A. The Sony KDL60R510A allows viewing 3D content.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 55S405, but in 55S405 has speakers with a power of 20W. 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 135.68/53.41 cm/in for Sony KDL60R510A. The TCL 55S405 has a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in, compared with a height of 78.61/30.95 cm/in for Sony KDL60R510A. The TCL 55S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.6/3.38 cm/in for Sony KDL60R510A.
The 55S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the KDL60R510A has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 55S405, but Sony KDL60R510A has 3 USB ports. 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 300 x 300, 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. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The TCL 55S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 55S405 price