l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 65S405 vs Sony XBR55X950G. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 65 inches for the 65S405 and 55 inches for the XBR55X950G. The 65S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series X950G. The series TCL 65S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of XBR55X950G only 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 XBR55X950G has VA display. The 65S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the XBR55X950G. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
The stereo audio format is available on 65S405, whille XBR55X950G 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 XBR55X950G.
The TCL 65S405 has a width of 146.81/57.8 cm/in, compared with a width of 122.8/38.34 cm/in for Sony XBR55X950G. The TCL 65S405 has a height of 84.58/33.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 70.9/27.91 cm/in for Sony XBR55X950G. The TCL 65S405 has a depth of 7.87/3.1 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.9/2.71 cm/in for Sony XBR55X950G.
The 65S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the XBR55X950G has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 65S405, but Sony XBR55X950G 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.
VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 300 x 300.
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. 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.
The Sony XBR55X950G is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony XBR55X950G price