I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 65S405 vs Samsung UN82NU8000 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 65 inches for the 65S405 and 82 inches for the UN82NU8000. The 65S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series NU8000. The series TCL 65S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN82NU8000 only 49, 55, 65, 75, 82 diagonals are possible.
Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 65S405 has LCD display, while the UN82NU8000 has VA display. The 65S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the UN82NU8000. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 65S405, but in 65S405 has speakers with a power of 40W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The TCL 65S405 has a width of 146.81/57.8 cm/in, compared with a width of 182.88/72 cm/in for Samsung UN82NU8000. The TCL 65S405 has a height of 84.58/33.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 105.66/41.6 cm/in for Samsung UN82NU8000. The TCL 65S405 has a depth of 7.87/3.1 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.1/2.4 cm/in for Samsung UN82NU8000.
The 65S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the UN82NU8000 has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 65S405, but Samsung UN82NU8000 has 2 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the TCL 65S405 can operate at 5 GHz.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 600 x 400, respectively considered model.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models. And of course, you can use HBO on the each of rivals.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The Samsung UN82NU8000 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN82NU8000 price