TCL 65S405 vs Sony KD55X720E

TCL 65S405
vs
Sony KD55X720E

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new TV, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the TCL 65S405 vs Sony KD55X720E comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 65 and 55 inches respectively. The 65S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Sony KD55X720E - X720E. The TCL 65S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and KD55X720E boasts 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 65S405 has the LCD display, while KD55X720E has the IPS display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 65S405 is 16W, versus 20W of the Sony KD55X720E. 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 KD55X720E it is 123.8/48.74 cm/inches. The height of TCL 65S405 is 84.58/33.3 cm/in, Sony KD55X720E of height 57.1/22.48 cm/inches. A depth 65S405 is 7.87/3.1 cm/in, the KD55X720E has 5.8/2.28 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 65S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the KD55X720E. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 65S405 and in KD55X720E.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 200 x 300 for the Sony KD55X720E.

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 KD55X720E.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 65S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on KD55X720E. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

TCL 65S405
Sony KD55X720E

Model

65S405
KD55X720E

Brand

TCL
Sony

Reviews

2532
316

General

Series

S405
X720E

Screen sizes in series

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

Display

Screen size, inch

65
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
IPS

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.84/56.23
120.97/47.62

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
68.04/26.79

Display area, %

92.43
92.1

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
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

MKV, TS
MKV, WebM, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
QuickTime, Xvid

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, M4A, LPCM

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

146.81/57.8
123.8/48.74

Height, cm/in

84.58/33.3
57.1/22.48

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.1
5.8/2.28

Weight, kg/lbs

20.3/44.75
17.7/39.02

Width with stand, cm/in

146.81/57.8
123.8/48.74

Height with stand, cm/in

91.18/35.9
77.5/30.5

Depth with stand, cm/in

24.63/9.7
25.2/9.92

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

20.6/45.42
18.6/41.1

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
3

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
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 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
Vudu, YouTube

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
Motionflow XR

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
240

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

68
81

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Smart TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

136

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 23.1
  • 22.4
  • 23.1TCL 65S405
  • 22.4Sony KD55X720E

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