TCL 65S405 vs Philips 55PFL4909

TCL 65S405
vs
Philips 55PFL4909

TCL 65S405 vs Philips 55PFL4909 comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 65 and 55 inches respectively. The 65S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Philips 55PFL4909 - 4000. The TCL 65S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 55PFL4909 boasts 24, 32, 40, 55 inches diagonals.

Display

The 65S405 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for 55PFL4909. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 65S405 has the LCD display, while 55PFL4909 has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 55PFL4909.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 65S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Philips 55PFL4909. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 65S405 is 146.81/57.8 cm/in, and for the 55PFL4909 it is 124.7/49.1 cm/inches. The height of TCL 65S405 is 84.58/33.3 cm/in, Philips 55PFL4909 of height 72.39/28.5 cm/inches. A depth 65S405 is 7.87/3.1 cm/in, the 55PFL4909 has 7.62/3 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 65S405 and in 55PFL4909. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the Philips 55PFL4909.

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 65S405 and 55PFL4909.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 65S405 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. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

TCL 65S405
Philips 55PFL4909

Model

65S405
55PFL4909

Brand

TCL
Philips

Reviews

2532
7

General

Series

S405
4000

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
24, 32, 40, 55

Display

Screen size, inch

65
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

LCD
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.84/56.23
120.96/47.62

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
68.04/26.78

Display area, %

92.43
91.18

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
MKV

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
has not

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
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

146.81/57.8
124.7/49.1

Height, cm/in

84.58/33.3
72.39/28.5

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.1
7.62/3

Weight, kg/lbs

20.3/44.75
13.4/29.5

Width with stand, cm/in

146.81/57.8
124.7/49.1

Height with stand, cm/in

91.18/35.9
78.2/30.8

Depth with stand, cm/in

24.63/9.7
22.1/8.7

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

20.6/45.42
13.6/29.98

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
1

Component video input

0
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
1

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
Vudu

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

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

68
80

Processor

Model

Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

150

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 23.1
  • 16.1
  • 23.1TCL 65S405
  • 16.1Philips 55PFL4909

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