TCL 65S405 vs Sony XBR55X800G

TCL 65S405
vs
Sony XBR55X800G

I had a chance to test and compare two models: TCL 65S405 vs Sony XBR55X800G 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 55 inches for the XBR55X800G. The 65S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series X800G. The series TCL 65S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of XBR55X800G only 43, 49, 55, 65, 75 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The screen of these devices is based on the LCD display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

The stereo audio format is available on 65S405, whille XBR55X800G works with the surround format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 65S405, but in 65S405 has speakers with a power of 20W. The Dolby Atmos is realized on XBR55X800G.

Dimensions

The TCL 65S405 has a width of 146.81/57.8 cm/in, compared with a width of 124.1/48.85 cm/in for Sony XBR55X800G. The TCL 65S405 has a height of 84.58/33.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 72.1/28.38 cm/in for Sony XBR55X800G. The TCL 65S405 has a depth of 7.87/3.1 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.9/3.11 cm/in for Sony XBR55X800G.

Connections

The 65S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the XBR55X800G has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 65S405, but Sony XBR55X800G has 3 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.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 200 x 200, respectively considered model.

Streaming

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.

Features

Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 65S405. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Common

Product

TCL 65S405
Sony XBR55X800G

Model

65S405
XBR55X800G

Brand

TCL
Sony

Reviews

2532
173

General

Series

S405
X800G

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
43, 49, 55, 65, 75

Display

Screen size, inch

65
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
LCD

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

142.84/56.23
120.97/47.62

Display height, cm/in

80.35/31.63
68.04/26.79

Display area, %

92.43
92

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
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, TS
MKV, ASF, VOB

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
surround

Speakers power, W

16
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
M4A, LPCM

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

146.81/57.8
124.1/48.85

Height, cm/in

84.58/33.3
72.1/28.38

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.1
7.9/3.11

Weight, kg/lbs

20.3/44.75
16.1/35.49

Width with stand, cm/in

146.81/57.8
123.1/48.85

Height with stand, cm/in

91.18/35.9
78.5/30.90

Depth with stand, cm/in

24.63/9.7
33.6/13.22

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

20.6/45.42
17.2/37.92

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

1
3

Component video input

0
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
1

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
200 x 200

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
Motionflow XR

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

CSOT

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.037/0.014
0.0315/0.0124

Pixel density, ppi

68
81

Processor

Model

Dual-core
ARM Mali-T860 MP2

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Android 9.0 Pie

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

184

Maximum power consumption, W

200

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

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  • 21.1TCL 65S405
  • 25.1Sony XBR55X800G

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