The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - TCL 65S405 vs Samsung UN60HU8550 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 65 and 60 inches respectively. The 65S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN60HU8550 - HU8550. The TCL 65S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN60HU8550 boasts 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85 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 UN60HU8550 has the VA display. The Samsung UN60HU8550 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for TCL 65S405 the refresh rate is 60Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology. 3D video is available for viewing only on the UN60HU8550.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 65S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the Samsung UN60HU8550. 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 UN60HU8550 it is 135.68/53.6 cm/inches. The height of TCL 65S405 is 84.58/33.3 cm/in, Samsung UN60HU8550 of height 78.61/30.9 cm/inches. A depth 65S405 is 7.87/3.1 cm/in, the UN60HU8550 has 6.1/1.4 cm/in depth.
The 65S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the UN60HU8550. As for USB, the 65S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the UN60HU8550. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 65S405 and in UN60HU8550.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN60HU8550.
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 UN60HU8550.
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 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.
The Samsung UN60HU8550 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN60HU8550 price