An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so TCL 55S405 vs Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA comparison definitely makes sense. The screen size is the same and is 55 inches. The 55S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA - MU8500. The TCL 55S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN55MU8500FXZA boasts 55, 65 inches diagonals.
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 UN55MU8500FXZA has the VA display. The Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA works with 120Hz refresh rate, for TCL 55S405 the refresh rate is 60Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 55S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 55S405 is 124.7/49.1 cm/in, and for the UN55MU8500FXZA it is 122.43/48.2 cm/inches. The height of TCL 55S405 is 72.39/28.5 cm/in, Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA of height 71.37/28.09 cm/inches. A depth 55S405 is 7.62/3 cm/in, the UN55MU8500FXZA has 9.91/3.9 cm/in depth.
The 55S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the UN55MU8500FXZA. As for USB, the 55S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the UN55MU8500FXZA. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 55S405 and in UN55MU8500FXZA.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA.
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 UN55MU8500FXZA.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Local Dimming technology is available in each model. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN55MU8500FXZA price