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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Sony KD70X690E.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.
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.
The TCL 65S405 is better TV in this comparison. Check TCL 65S405 price