TCL 65S405 vs Sony XBR65X850F

TCL 65S405
vs
Sony XBR65X850F

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – TCL 65S405 vs Sony XBR65X850F. The screen size of both models is 65 inches. The 65S405 from series S405, but the opponent belongs to series X850F. The series TCL 65S405 has 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of XBR65X850F only 65, 75, 85 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 65S405 has LCD display, while the XBR65X850F has IPS display. The 65S405 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the XBR65X850F. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

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 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The TCL 65S405 has a width of 146.81/57.8 cm/in, compared with a width of 145/57.08 cm/in for Sony XBR65X850F. The TCL 65S405 has a height of 84.58/33.3 cm/in, compared with a height of 83.6/32.91 cm/in for Sony XBR65X850F. The TCL 65S405 has a depth of 7.87/3.1 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 5.2/2.04 cm/in for Sony XBR65X850F.

Connections

The 65S405 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the XBR65X850F has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the TCL 65S405, but Sony XBR65X850F 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 type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 300 x 300.

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. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. A voice control via Amazon Alexa is implemented in Sony XBR65X850F. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Common

Product

TCL 65S405
Sony XBR65X850F

Model

65S405
XBR65X850F

Brand

TCL
Sony

Reviews

2532
312

General

Series

S405
X850F

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 55, 65
65, 75, 85

Display

Screen size, inch

65
65

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

LCD
IPS

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
94.69

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
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
MKV, WebM, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

has not
QuickTime, Xvid

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
MIDI, M4A, LPCM

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

146.81/57.8
145/57.08

Height, cm/in

84.58/33.3
83.6/32.91

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.1
5.2/2.04

Weight, kg/lbs

20.3/44.75
25.6/56.44

Width with stand, cm/in

146.81/57.8
145/57.08

Height with stand, cm/in

91.18/35.9
90/35.43

Depth with stand, cm/in

24.63/9.7
31.5/12.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

20.6/45.42
26.5/58.42

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

1
3

Component video input

0
0

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
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

FOX, CBS News, VEVO, SHOWTIME
Vudu

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
Edge LED

Manufacturer

CSOT
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

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
ARM Cortex-A53, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV
Android TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

150

Maximum power consumption, W

196

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 21.1
  • 25.9
  • 21.1TCL 65S405
  • 25.9Sony XBR65X850F

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