Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA vs TCL 55S405

Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA
vs
TCL 55S405

The Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA vs TCL 55S405 comparison proves that these solutions have many common features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 65 and 55 inches respectively. The UN65KS8500FXZA belongs to the series KS8500, and the TCL 55S405 - S405. The Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA series has 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 55S405 boasts 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The UN65KS8500FXZA has the SVA display, while 55S405 has the LCD display. The TCL 55S405 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA the refresh rate is 120Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA is 40W, versus 16W of the TCL 55S405. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the UN65KS8500FXZA is 144.27/56.79 cm/in, and for the 55S405 it is 124.7/49.1 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA is 83.06/32.7 cm/in, TCL 55S405 of height 72.39/28.5 cm/inches. A depth UN65KS8500FXZA is 10.41/4.1 cm/in, the 55S405 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.

Connections

The UN65KS8500FXZA has 4 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 55S405. As for USB, the UN65KS8500FXZA has 3 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 55S405. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in UN65KS8500FXZA and in 55S405.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 400 versus 200 x 200 for the TCL 55S405.

Streaming

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 UN65KS8500FXZA and 55S405.

Features

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.

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Common

Product

Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA
TCL 55S405

Model

UN65KS8500FXZA
55S405

Brand

Samsung
TCL

Reviews

496
4897

General

Series

KS8500
S405

Screen sizes in series

49, 55, 65
43, 49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

65
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

SVA
LCD

Screen design

curved
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.85/56.24
120.96/47.62

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
68.04/26.78

Display area, %

95.79
91.16

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF
MKV, TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

40
16

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

144.27/56.79
124.7/49.1

Height, cm/in

83.06/32.7
72.39/28.5

Depth, cm/in

10.41/4.1
7.62/3

Weight, kg/lbs

23.2/51.15
13.4/29.5

Width with stand, cm/in

144.27/56.79
124.7/49.1

Height with stand, cm/in

90.68/35.7
78.2/30.8

Depth with stand, cm/in

29.72/11.7
22.1/8.7

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

23.7/52.25
13.6/29.98

Connections

HDMI

4
3

USB

3
1

Component video input

0
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

400 x 400
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME

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

Supreme Motion Rate
Clear Motion

Backlight technology

Edge LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

Samsung
CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

240
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

68
80

Processor

Model

Jazz-M, Quad-core
Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 2.4
Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70
70

Maximum power consumption, W

220
130

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

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