1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

Hisense 43R6E

TCL 65S421

SCORE:
82
SCORE:
85

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing Hisense 43R6E to TCL 65S421 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. TCL 65S421 gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

Hisense 43R6E

TCL 65S421

DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
9
OTHER FEATURES
68
CONNECTIVITY
82
FORMAT SUPPORT
83
OVERALL
82
DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
56
OTHER FEATURES
82
CONNECTIVITY
81
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
85

Advantage of Hisense 43R6E

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Hisense 43R6E over TCL 65S421.

Hisense 43R6E vs TCL 65S421
RCA Audio Outputs vs
3GPP vs
Flash Video vs
H.265 vs
QuickTime vs
VC-1 vs
VP9 vs
VOB vs
VRO vs
WebM vs
eAAC+ vs
MIDI vs

Advantage of TCL 65S421

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose TCL 65S421 over Hisense 43R6E.

Hisense 43R6E vs TCL 65S421
DivX vs
MP4 vs
BMP vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
  High Resolution
  Direct LED
  Color Depth
  HDR10
  Wi-Fi
WEAKNESSES
  Limited Viewing Angle
  No HDR10+
  No Dolby Vision
  No IMAX Enhanced
  No AMD Freesync™
  No NVidia G-Sync
  No 4K HFR
  No 2K HFR
  No VRR
  No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

Selected Features

VA Panels

Both TVs have vertical alignment (VA) panels. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

HDR10

Hisense 43R6E and TCL 65S421 support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - Hisense 43R6E and here - TCL 65S421.

BASICS Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
BrandHisenseTCL
SeriesR6E4
Model43R6E65S421
Size43"65"
CountryUSAUSA
Release Year20182018
Smart TV
DISPLAY Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
Display TypeLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)42.5"64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeVAVA
LED TypeDirect LEDDirect LED
Color
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 billion1.07 billion
VIDEO Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Upscaling4K Upscaling4K Creative Pro
Frame Interploation TechniqueUltra Smooth MotionClear Motion
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz120Hz
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
Speaker Poer Rating8W x 28W + 8W
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
Ethernet Input (gigabit)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11 a/b/g/[a]c802.11ac 2x2 Dual Band (support 2.4GHz & 5GHz)
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs33
HDMI Version2.0a2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC
USB Inputs11
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
IF (Satellite) Inputs
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
OTHER Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
Operating SystemRokuRoku
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Teletext
Closed Captions
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish/French/SpanishEnglish, Spanish, French
VIDEO FORMATS Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSCNTSC
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
GENERAL Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
Power SupplyAC 110V, 60HzAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)38.2" x 22.6" x 2.8"57.3" x 33.3" x 3.1"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)38.2" x 23.9" x 8.4"57.3" x 36.0" x 11.8"
Stand Size30.7" x 8.4"51.3"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)42.4" x 26.1" x 5.4"64.8" x 39.4" x 8.4"
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm400 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand17.4 lbs38.8 lbs
Weight With Stand17.6 bs39.7 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)23.4 lbs59.5 lbs
ACCESSORIES Hisense 43R6E TCL 65S421
RemoteRC282

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