Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung MU6300 is better.

In review of TCL 405 Vs Samsung MU6300, Samsung is better because it has great native contrast and low input lag.

Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Samsung MU6300 has VESA 400×400 while TCL S405 has 100×100

Borders; Samsung MU6300 has 0.67” (1.7cm) while TCL S405 has 0.39” (1.0cm)

Max thickness; Samsung MU6300 is 2.56” (6.5cm) while TCL S405 is 2.91” (7.4cm)

Max temperature; Samsung MU6300 has 102oF (39oC) whereas TCL S405 has 99oF (37oC)

Average temperature; Samsung MU6300 has 97oF (36oC) whereas TCL S405 has 91oF (33oC)

Bottom line: Samsung MU6300 is better

Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung MU6300 has 5768:1 whereas TCL S405 has 4171:1

Local dimming; the two TVs don’t have.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU6300 has 326cd/m2 whereas TCL S405 has 180cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU6300 has 330cd/m2 while TCL S405 has 178cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung MU6300 has Samsung MU6300 has 6.9 while TCL S405 has 7.1

50% Std. Dev; Samsung MU6300 has 3.9958% while TCL S405 has 3.112%

50% DSE; Samsung MU6300 has 0.212% while TCL S405 has 0.195%

Viewing angle; Samsung MU6300 has 4.1 while TCL S405 has 4.6

Black uniformity; Samsung MU6300 has 9.2 whereas TCL S405 has 7.7

Native Std. Dev; Samsung MU6300 has 0.592% while TCL S405 has 0.960%

Total reflections; Samsung MU6300 has 5.9% while TCL S405 has 5.2%

Pre-calibration; Samsung MU6300 has 8.0 while TCL S405 has 7.5

White balance dE; Samsung MU6300 has 3.08 whereas TCL S405 has 3.97

Color dE; Samsung MU6300 has 2.19 while TCL S405 has 2.22

Gamma; Samsung MU6300 has 2.28 whereas TCL S405 has 2.24

Picture mode; the two TVs have movie.

Post calibration; Samsung MU6300 has 9.4 whereas TCL S405 has 9.8

White balance dE; Samsung MU6300 has 0.22 whereas TCL S405 has 0.29

Color dE; Samsung MU6300 has 1.62 whereas TCL S405 has 0.48

Gamma; Samsung MU6300 has 2.21 whereas TCL S405 has 2.20

Bottom line: Samsung MU6300 is better

Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung MU6300 has 18.7ms whereas TCL S405 has 14.4ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Samsung MU6300 has optional BFI

Motion interpolation; Samsung MU6300 has motion interpolation (30fps)

24p Judder; TCL S405 is judder-free.

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 60Hz

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have.

Bottom line: TCL S405 is better.

Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung MU6300 has 9.2 whereas TCL S405 has 9.6

Supported resolutions; Samsung MU6300 has 8.2 whereas TCL S405 has 8.3

Total inputs; each TV has 3 HDMI, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 composite in, 1 Tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung MU6300 has 2 USB and 1 component in while TCL S405 has 1 USB and 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDMI 2.0 full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support.  Has HLG.

Audio pass-through; each TV supports ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: TCL S405 is better

Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung MU6300 has 106.79Hz whereas TCL S405 has 119.87Hz

Max; Samsung MU6300 has 87.7dB SPL whereas TCL S405 has 91.5dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung MU6300 has 1.691 whereas TCL S405 has 4.885

IMD @ Max; Samsung MU6300 has 11.52% while TCL S405 has 17.03%

Bottom line: Samsung MU6300 is better

Samsung MU6300 Vs TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung MU6300 operates on Tizen version 2017 whereas TCL S405 on Roku TV version 7.6

Interface; Samsung MU6300 is easy to use with average smoothness while TCL S405 is easy to use and very smooth.

Ads; the two TVs have ads.

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features.

Remote; the two TVs have small remotes.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung MU6300 is better.

Conclusion

In this review, Samsung is better because it has great native contrast and low input lag.