I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 55S405 vs LG OLED55E8PUA and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. The screen size of both models is 55 inches. The 55S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series E8. The series TCL 55S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of OLED55E8PUA only 55, 65 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 OLED55E8PUA has OLED display. The 55S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the OLED55E8PUA. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
The stereo audio format is available on 55S405, whille OLED55E8PUA works with the surround format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 55S405, but in 55S405 has speakers with a power of 60W. The Dolby Atmos is realized on OLED55E8PUA.
The TCL 55S405 has a width of 124.7/49.1 cm/in, compared with a width of 122.68/48.29 cm/in for LG OLED55E8PUA. The TCL 55S405 has a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in, compared with a height of 77.72/30.6 cm/in for LG OLED55E8PUA. The TCL 55S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 5.08/2.1 cm/in for LG OLED55E8PUA.
The 55S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the OLED55E8PUA has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 55S405, but LG OLED55E8PUA 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.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 200 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. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. A voice control via Amazon Alexa is implemented in LG OLED55E8PUA. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The LG OLED55E8PUA is better TV in this comparison. Check LG OLED55E8PUA price