TCL 65S405 vs Sony KD70X690E

TCL 65S405
vs
Sony KD70X690E

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 65S405 vs Sony KD70X690E that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 65 and 70 inches respectively. The 65S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Sony KD70X690E - X690E. The TCL 65S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and KD70X690E boasts 50, 60, 70 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The LCD display is used in each of the models. 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 KD70X690E. 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 KD70X690E it is 156.72/61.7 cm/inches. The height of TCL 65S405 is 84.58/33.3 cm/in, Sony KD70X690E of height 90.23/35.52 cm/inches. A depth 65S405 is 7.87/3.1 cm/in, the KD70X690E has 9.3/3.66 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 65S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the KD70X690E. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 65S405 and in KD70X690E.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Sony KD70X690E.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.

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

TCL 65S405
Sony KD70X690E

Model

65S405
KD70X690E

Brand

TCL
Sony

Reviews

2532
280

General

Series

S405
X690E

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
50, 60, 70

Display

Screen size, inch

65
70

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
LCD

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.84/56.23
153.92/60.59

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
86.58/34.08

Display area, %

92.43
94.23

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
156.72/61.7

Height, cm/in

84.58/33.3
90.23/35.52

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.1
9.3/3.66

Weight, kg/lbs

20.3/44.75
27.7/61.1

Width with stand, cm/in

146.81/57.8
156.72/61.7

Height with stand, cm/in

91.18/35.9
95.1/37.44

Depth with stand, cm/in

24.63/9.7
30.48/12

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

20.6/45.42
28.9/63.71

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
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
400 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
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
Direct LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
240

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.04/0.015

Pixel density, ppi

68
63

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Linux

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70

Maximum power consumption, W

185

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 23.1
  • 20.6
  • 23.1TCL 65S405
  • 20.6Sony KD70X690E

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