TCL 55S405 vs Samsung UN50J5000

TCL 55S405
vs
Samsung UN50J5000

It makes sense comparing TCL 55S405 vs Samsung UN50J5000 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 Samsung UN50J5000 - J5000. The TCL 55S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN50J5000 boasts 32, 43, 50 inches diagonals.

Display

The 55S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for UN50J5000. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 55S405 has the LCD display, while UN50J5000 has the IPS display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 55S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Samsung UN50J5000. 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 UN50J5000 it is 114.08/44.91 cm/inches. The height of TCL 55S405 is 72.39/28.5 cm/in, Samsung UN50J5000 of height 66.23/26.07 cm/inches. A depth 55S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the UN50J5000 has 7.27/2.86 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 55S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the UN50J5000. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. Only the TCL 55S405 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN50J5000.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 55S405.

Features

As for Smart TV, only TCL 55S405 has 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.

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Common

Product

TCL 55S405
Samsung UN50J5000

Model

55S405
UN50J5000

Brand

TCL
Samsung

Reviews

4897
1581

General

Series

S405
J5000

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
32, 43, 50

Display

Screen size, inch

55
50

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

LCD
IPS

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.96/47.62
109.5/43.1

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.78
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

91.16
89.36

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
3GPP, MKV, VOB

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
Flash Video, QuickTime, VC-1, VP8

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

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

124.7/49.1
114.08/44.91

Height, cm/in

72.39/28.5
66.23/26.07

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3
7.27/2.86

Weight, kg/lbs

13.4/29.5
10.5/23.15

Width with stand, cm/in

124.7/49.1
114.08/44.91

Height with stand, cm/in

78.2/30.8
71.98/28.33

Depth with stand, cm/in

22.1/8.7
31.05/12.24

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.6/29.98
11.5/25.35

Connections

HDMI

3
2

USB

1
1

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
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
400 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
has not

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
Clear Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.057/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

80
45

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70
44

Maximum power consumption, W

130
125

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 21.1
  • 14
  • 21.1TCL 55S405
  • 14Samsung UN50J5000

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