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

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Vizio P Series 2018 is better.

In this review of TLC S Series Vs P Series, Vizio P Series 2018 is better because it has better local dimming and SDR peak brightness.

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

Stand; each TV has a stand

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on the wall

Borders; S405 4k has 0.39” (1.0cm) while Vizio P Series has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; S405 4k is 2.91” (7.4cm) whereas Vizio P Series is 2.72” (6.9cm)

Max temperature; S405 4k has 99oF (37oC) whereas Vizio P Series has 100oF (38oC)

Average temperature; S405 4k has 91oF (33oC) while Vizio P Series has 93oF (34oC)

Bottom line: Vizio P Series is better

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

Native contrast; S405 4k has 4171:1 while Vizio P Series has 4493:1

Local dimming; Vizio P Series has local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; S405 4k has 180cd/m2 whereas Vizio P Series has 461cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; S405 4k has 178cd/m2 whereas Vizio P Series has 608cd/m2

Gray uniformity; S405 4k has 7.1 while Vizio P Series has 7.0

50% Std. Dev; S405 4k has 3.112% while Vizio P Series has 3.902%

50% DSE; S405 4k has 0.195% whereas Vizio P Series has 0.198%

Viewing angle; S405 4k has 4.6 whereas Vizio P Series has 5.1

Black uniformity; S405 4k has 7.7 while Vizio P Series has 8.7

Native std. Dev; S405 4k has 0.960% while Vizio P Series has 0.643%

Total reflections; S405 4k has 5.2% whereas Vizio P Series has 5.1%

Pre-calibration; S405 4k has 7.5 while Vizio P Series has 8.2

White balance dE; S405 4k has 3.97 whereas Vizio P Series has 3.13

Color dE; S405 4k has 2.22 whereas Vizio P Series has 1.75

Gamma; S405 4k has 2.24 while Vizio P Series has 2.09

Picture mode; S405 4k has movie while Vizio P Series has calibrated dark

Post calibration; S405 4k has 9.8 whereas Vizio P Series has 9.7

White balance dE; S405 4k has 0.29 whereas Vizio P Series has 0.24

Color dE; S405 4k has 0.48 whereas Vizio P Series has 0.78

Color volume; S405 4k has 6.1 whereas Vizio P Series has 7.3

Bottom line: Vizio P Series is better

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

100% response time; S405 4k has 14.4ms while Vizio P Series has 10.8ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BSI); Vizio P Series has optional BFI

Motion interpolation; Vizio P Series has motion interpolation

Bottom line: Vizio P Series is better

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

Input lag; S405 4k has 9.6 while Vizio P Series has 9.4

1080p @ 60 Hz; S405 4k has 14.6ms while Vizio P Series has 15.3ms

1080p @ 60 Hz outside gaming mode; S405 4k has 48.3ms while Vizio P Series has 90.3ms

Supported resolutions; S405 4k has 8.3, the same as Vizio P Series.

1080p @ 60 Hz @ 4:4:4; the two TVs support this

Total inputs; the two TVs have 1 USB, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 composite in, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Vizio P Series has 5 HDMI whereas S405 4k has 3, Vizio P Series has 1 Analog audio out RCA and 1(shared) component in while S405 4k has 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDMI 2.1 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2, variable Analog audio out and Wi-Fi support. Vizio P Series has Dolby vision and HLG.

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

Bottom line: S405 4k is better.

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

Frequency response; S405 4k has 5.8, the same as Vizio P Series.

Low-frequency extension; S405 4k has 119.87Hz, the same as Vizio P Series.

Max; S405 4k has 91.5dB SPL whereas Vizio P Series has 87.2dB SPL

Distortion; S405 4k has 6.4 while Vizio P Series has 6.8

Weighted THD @ Max; S405 4k has 4.885 whereas Vizio P Series has 5.156

IMD @ Max; S405 4k has 17.03% while Vizio P Series has 1.43%

Bottom line: Vizio P Series is better

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

Smart OS; S405 4k operates on Roku TV version 7.6 while Vizio P Series operates on SmartCast version 1.27.

Interface; the two TVs have easy to use and non-smooth interface.

Ad-free; S405 4k has ads whereas Vizio P Series is ad-free.

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

Remote; each TV has a small sized remote.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: S405 4k is better

Conclusion

Vizio P Series is better in this review when we compare TCL S Vs P Series, as it has a better local dimming and SDR peak brightness.