l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 55S405 vs Samsung QN65Q9F. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the 55S405 and 65 inches for the QN65Q9F. The 55S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series Q9F. The series TCL 55S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of QN65Q9F only 65, 75 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 QN65Q9F has SVA display. The 55S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the QN65Q9F. 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 QN65Q9F works with the quadro format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 55S405, but in 55S405 has speakers with a power of 60W. 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 145.03/57.09 cm/in for Samsung QN65Q9F. The TCL 55S405 has a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in, compared with a height of 82.8/32.59 cm/in for Samsung QN65Q9F. The TCL 55S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 2.54/1 cm/in for Samsung QN65Q9F.
The 55S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the QN65Q9F has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 55S405, but Samsung QN65Q9F 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 400 x 400, 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 Samsung QN65Q9F is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung QN65Q9F price