l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 55S405 vs Samsung UN65NU8500. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the 55S405 and 65 inches for the UN65NU8500. The 55S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series NU8500. The series TCL 55S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN65NU8500 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 UN65NU8500 has VA display. The 55S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the UN65NU8500. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 55S405, but in 55S405 has speakers with a power of 40W. 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 144.27/56.79 cm/in for Samsung UN65NU8500. The TCL 55S405 has a height of 72.39/28.5 cm/in, compared with a height of 83.31/32.79 cm/in for Samsung UN65NU8500. The TCL 55S405 has a depth of 7.62/3 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 11.17/4.4 cm/in for Samsung UN65NU8500.
The 55S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the UN65NU8500 has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 55S405, but Samsung UN65NU8500 has 2 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. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The Samsung UN65NU8500 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN65NU8500 price