TCL 65S405 vs Samsung UN65HU8550

TCL 65S405
vs
Samsung UN65HU8550

An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so TCL 65S405 vs Samsung UN65HU8550 comparison definitely makes sense. The screen size is the same and is 65 inches. The 65S405 belongs to the series S405, and the Samsung UN65HU8550 - HU8550. The TCL 65S405 series has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and UN65HU8550 boasts 50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85 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 UN65HU8550 has the VA display. The Samsung UN65HU8550 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 UN65HU8550.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the TCL 65S405 is 16W, versus 40W of the Samsung UN65HU8550. 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 UN65HU8550 it is 144.9/57.1 cm/inches. The height of TCL 65S405 is 84.58/33.3 cm/in, Samsung UN65HU8550 of height 83.5/32.8 cm/inches. A depth 65S405 is 7.87/3.1 cm/in, the UN65HU8550 has 6.1/1.4 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 65S405 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the UN65HU8550. As for USB, the 65S405 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the UN65HU8550. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 65S405 and in UN65HU8550.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN65HU8550.

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 UN65HU8550.

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 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.

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Common

Product

TCL 65S405
Samsung UN65HU8550

Model

65S405
UN65HU8550

Brand

TCL
Samsung

Reviews

2532
579

General

Series

S405
HU8550

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
50, 55, 60, 65, 75, 85

Display

Screen size, inch

65
65

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.84/56.23
142.85/56.24

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
80.35/31.63

Display area, %

92.43
94.87

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
40

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
silver

Width, cm/in

146.81/57.8
144.9/57.1

Height, cm/in

84.58/33.3
83.5/32.8

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.1
6.1/1.4

Weight, kg/lbs

20.3/44.75
22.1/48.72

Width with stand, cm/in

146.81/57.8
144.9/57.1

Height with stand, cm/in

91.18/35.9
85.8/33

Depth with stand, cm/in

24.63/9.7
30.48/11.6

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

20.6/45.42
25.4/56.1

Connections

HDMI

3
4

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
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
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
Clear Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
1200

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.037/0.014

Pixel density, ppi

68
68

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Tizen

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

168

Maximum power consumption, W

325

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 23.1
  • 25.3
  • 23.1TCL 65S405
  • 25.3Samsung UN65HU8550

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