Sony XBR55A9F vs TCL 65S405

Sony XBR55A9F
vs
TCL 65S405

An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so Sony XBR55A9F vs TCL 65S405 comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 55 and 65 inches respectively. The XBR55A9F belongs to the series A9F, and the TCL 65S405 - S405. The Sony XBR55A9F series has 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 65S405 boasts 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The XBR55A9F has the OLED display, while 65S405 has the LCD display. The TCL 65S405 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Sony XBR55A9F the refresh rate is 120Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.

Audio

The XBR55A9F plays sound in surround format, and stereo sound is available on 65S405. The speaker power of the Sony XBR55A9F is 78W, versus 16W of the TCL 65S405. However, only the XBR55A9F has Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format support.

Dimensions

The width of the XBR55A9F is 122.8/48.34 cm/in, and for the 65S405 it is 146.81/57.8 cm/inches. The height of Sony XBR55A9F is 71.1/27.99 cm/in, TCL 65S405 of height 84.58/33.3 cm/inches. A depth XBR55A9F is 8.61/3.38 cm/in, the 65S405 has 7.87/3.1 cm/in depth.

Connections

The XBR55A9F has 4 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 65S405. As for USB, the XBR55A9F has 3 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 65S405. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in XBR55A9F and in 65S405.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the TCL 65S405.

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 XBR55A9F and 65S405.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 65S405 has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Product

Sony XBR55A9F
TCL 65S405

Model

XBR55A9F
65S405

Brand

Sony
TCL

Reviews

35
2532

General

Series

A9F
S405

Screen sizes in series

55, 65
43, 49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

55
65

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

OLED
LCD

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.97/47.62
142.84/56.23

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.79
80.35/31.63

Display area, %

94.29
92.43

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, ASF, VOB
MKV, TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

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

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

surround
stereo

Speakers power, W

78
16

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

M4A, LPCM
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

122.8/48.34
146.81/57.8

Height, cm/in

71.1/27.99
84.58/33.3

Depth, cm/in

8.61/3.38
7.87/3.1

Weight, kg/lbs

23.8/52.47
20.3/44.75

Width with stand, cm/in

122.8/48.34
146.81/57.8

Height with stand, cm/in

70.9/27.91
91.18/35.9

Depth with stand, cm/in

30.2/11.88
24.63/9.7

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

30/66.14
20.6/45.42

Connections

HDMI

4
3

USB

3
1

Component video input

1
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

1
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

400 x 200
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, YouTube
FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME

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

Motionflow XR
Clear Motion

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.0315/0.0124
0.037/0.014

Pixel density, ppi

81
68

Processor

Model

ARM Cortex-A73
Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Android 8.0 Oreo
Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

100

Maximum power consumption, W

380

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

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  • 25.5
  • 21.1
  • 25.5Sony XBR55A9F
  • 21.1TCL 65S405

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