The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 65S405 vs Samsung UN55KS9000 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 65 and 55 inches respectively. The 65S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN55KS9000 - KS9000. The TCL 65S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN55KS9000 boasts 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals.
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 UN55KS9000 has the SVA display. The Samsung UN55KS9000 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for TCL 65S405 the refresh rate is 60Hz.
The 65S405 plays sound in stereo format, and quadro sound is available on UN55KS9000. The speaker power of the TCL 65S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the Samsung UN55KS9000. 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 UN55KS9000 it is 122.94/48.4 cm/inches. The height of TCL 65S405 is 84.58/33.3 cm/in, Samsung UN55KS9000 of height 71.12/28 cm/inches. A depth 65S405 is 7.87/3.1 cm/in, the UN55KS9000 has 3.81/1.5 cm/in depth.
The 65S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the UN55KS9000. As for USB, the 65S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the UN55KS9000. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 65S405 and in UN55KS9000.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN55KS9000.
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 UN55KS9000.
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 Samsung UN55KS9000 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN55KS9000 price