TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Vizio E Series is better.

When we compare Vizio E Series Vs TCL S404 in this review, Vizio E Series is better because it can produce deep dark scenes as it has excellent native contrast ratio and black uniformity and has decent motion handling with a fast response time which is perfect for gaming or watching sports.

TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; TCL S Series has VESA 100×100 while Vizio E Series has VESA 400×200

Borders; TCL S Series has 0.39” (1.0cm) whereas Vizio E Series has 0.63” (1.6cm)

Max thickness; TCL S Series is 2.91” (7.4cm) whereas Vizio E Series is 3.35” (8.5cm)

Max temperature; TCL S Series has 99oF (37oC) whereas Vizio E Series has 93oF (34oC)

Average temperature; TCL S Series has 91oF (33oC) whereas Vizio E Series has 88oF (31oC)

Bottom line: Vizio E Series is better.

TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; TCL S Series has 4171:1 whereas Vizio E Series has 5811:1

Local dimming; Vizio E Series has local dimming.

Backlight; TCL S Series has Direct whereas Vizio E Series has Full-Array.

SDR real scene peak brightness; TCL S Series has 180cd/m2 whereas Vizio E Series has 282cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; TCL S Series has 178cd/m2 while Vizio E Series has 290cd/m2

Gary uniformity; TCL S Series has 7.1 whereas Vizio E Series has 6.7

50% Std. Dev; TCL S Series has 3.112% while Vizio E Series has 4.079%

50% DSE; TCL S Series has 0.195% whereas Vizio E Series has 0.219%

Viewing angle; TCL S Series has 4.6 while Vizio E Series has 5.2

Black uniformity; TCL S Series has 7.7 whereas Vizio E Series has 9.3

Native Std. Dev; TCL S Series has 0.960% while Vizio E Series has 0.402%

Total reflections; TCL S Series has 5.2% whereas Vizio E Series has 5.1%

Pre calibration; TCL S Series has 7.5 whereas Vizio E Series has 7.6

White balance dE; TCL S Series has 3.97 while Vizio E Series has 3.81

Color dE; TCL S Series has 2.22 while Vizio E Series has 2.07

Gamma; TCL S Series has 2.24 whereas Vizio E Series has 2.16

Post calibration; TCL S Series has 9.8 while Vizio E Series has 9.7

White balance dE; TCL S Series has 0.29 whereas Vizio E Series has 0.10

Color dE; TCL S Series has 0.48 whereas Vizio E Series has 0.80

Color gamut; TCL S Series has 7.3 whereas Vizio E Series has 6.9.

Bottom line: Vizio E Series is better.

TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018: MOTION

100% response time; TCL S Series has 14.4ms whereas Vizio E Series has 12.2ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Vizio E Series has optional BFI.

Motion interpolation; the two TVs don’t have.

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

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 60Hz

Bottom line: Vizio E Series is better.

TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018: INPUTS

Input lag; TCL S Series has 9.6 whereas Vizio E Series has 9.0

Supported resolutions; TCL S Series 8.3 whereas Vizio E Series has 7.5

Total inputs; the two TVs have 1 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, composite in, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. TCL S Series has 3 HDMI and 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm while Vizio E Series has 4 HDMI and 1 Analog audio out RCA.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, HDCP 2.2, variable Analog audio out and Wi-Fi.

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

Bottom line: TCL S Series is better.

TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; TCL S Series has 119.87Hz whereas Vizio E Series has 126.99Hz

Max; TCL S Series has 91.5dB SPL whereas Vizio E Series has 84.5dB SPL.

Weighted THD@ Max; TCL S Series has 4.885 whereas Vizio E Series has 0.826

IMD @ Max; TCL S Series has 17.03% whereas Vizio E Series has 3.92%.

Bottom line: Vizio E Series is better.

TCL S Series/S405 4k 2018 Vs Vizio E Series 2018: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; TCL S Series operates on Roku TV version 7.6 while Vizio E Series in SmartCast version 1.27

Interface; TCL S Series is easy to use and is very smooth while Vizio E Series is easy to use and is not smooth.

Ads; TCL S Series has ads while Vizio E Series is ad-free.

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

Remote; TCL S Series has small while Vizio E Series has medium.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: TCL S Series is better.

Conclusion

Vizio E Series is better because it can produce deep dark scenes as it has excellent native contrast ratio and black uniformity and has decent motion handling with a fast response time which is perfect for gaming or watching sports.