A comparison of specs, key information, reviews, and best pricing from top retailers
Last updated -- hours ago | Report incorrect information
65S435
Company ProductName Specs











65S470G
Company ProductName Specs











What we think

Chevron down
PerfectRec Logo
The PerfectRec TV team Learn more
Updated January 10, 2024·

The TCL S435 offers better performance for movies, series, and animation, and has superior contrast, which is important for viewing in dark environments. The S470G, however, has slightly better gaming performance, a higher response time, and more advanced HDR support, including Dolby Vision, which enhances the viewing experience for HDR content. If you plan to use the TV in a well-lit room, neither TV is ideal, but the S435 has a slight edge in bright room viewing. For gaming, the S470G is the better choice, especially if you're interested in HDR gaming with features like HGiG compatibility. Both are similarly priced budget models, so your decision should be based on what content you prioritize—gaming and HDR content favor the S470G, while movies and general viewing are better on the S435. Also, note that the S470G has one less HDMI port which may affect connectivity options. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs and product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars and the variant with some specs cost some dollars.
Advantages of the TCL S435 (LCD)
  • Good for cartoons & animation
Advantages of the TCL S470G (LCD)
  • Good viewing angle

Key differences

Chevron down

Picture Quality

6.6
65S435
65S470G
5.4
7.50/10
CONTRAST
3.76/10
6.6/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
6.3/10
LED
PANEL TYPE
LED
VA
PANEL SUB-TYPE
IPS
The TCL S435 (LCD) has only fair picture quality, while the TCL S470G (LCD) has poor picture quality.

Movies & TV

6.1
65S435
65S470G
5.0
7.50/10
CONTRAST
3.76/10
6.7/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
5.4/10
5.9/10
UPSCALING
6.0/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
No
HDR10+ SUPPORT
No
No
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL S435 (LCD) is only fair for movies & TV, while the TCL S470G (LCD) is poor.

Cartoons & Animation

7.0
65S435
65S470G
5.7
6.0/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.2/10
6.6/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
6.3/10
5.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
9.0/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
7.4/10
5.9/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
6.8/10
The TCL S435 (LCD) is good for cartoons & animation, while the TCL S470G (LCD) is poor.

Cost

$471
65S435
65S470G
$400
Product image
Product image

$200

$300

$400

$500

$600

$700

The TCL S435 (LCD) has a price of $471 and the TCL S470G (LCD) costs $400.
Image of TVs
Let Us Help Find Your Perfect TV
Find your new TV

Key similarities

Chevron down

Sports

5.9
65S435
65S470G
6.2
3.2/10
MOTION PROCESSING
3.5/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
5.8/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
10.0/10
5.9/10
UPSCALING
6.0/10
5.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers TCL S470G (LCD) to be only fair for sports, while the TCL S435 (LCD) is poor.

Gaming

5.5
65S435
65S470G
5.6
6.2/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
5.9/10
5.8/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
10.0/10
3.2/10
MOTION PROCESSING
3.5/10
0.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
5.0/100
5.3/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.4/10
The TCL S470G (LCD) and TCL S435 (LCD) are both poor for gaming.

News, Talk, & Other TV

5.8
65S435
65S470G
5.4
5.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
5.9/10
UPSCALING
6.0/10
The TCL S435 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) are both poor for news, talk, & other TV.

Bright Room

5.6
65S435
65S470G
5.3
5.0/10
VIEWING ANGLE
7.3/10
5.2/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
5.1/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.3/10
5.9/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
6.0/10
The TCL S435 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) are both poor for bright room.

Give feedback

We’re constantly working to improve.

How the TCL S435 (LCD) and the TCL S470G (LCD) compare to other TVs

Chevron down

Spec Comparison

Chevron down
TCL S435 (LCD)TCL S470G (LCD)
TCL S435 (LCD)TCL S470G (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$471
$400
Brand
TCLTCL
Release Date
September 4, 2020September 6, 2023
Full name
65S43565S470G
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Roku TVGoogle TV
Sound Quality Score
5.9/105.9/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
43
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
6.7/105.4/10
Bright Room Score
5.6/105.4/10
Gaming Score
5.6/105.7/10
Movies & TV Score
6.2/105.1/10
Sports Score
6/106.2/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
33.2" x 57.4" x 3.3"32.8" x 56.9" x 3.2"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
35.3" x 57.4"34.6" x 56.9"
Weight without Stand
37.9 lbs30.9 lbs
VESA Mount
300 x 300200 x 200

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
NoNo
Auto Low Latency Mode
NoYes
Contrast
7.5/103.8/10
Local Dimming
2.5/102.8/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
16 W20 W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital Plus Bypass OnlyYes
DTS:X
NoNo

Shopping

Chevron down

TCL S435 (LCD)

See more

Dig into reviews and images

CNET

Geoffrey Morrison | June 2021
"The TCL 4-Series is so inexpensive and capable you might start to question why there are any multithousand-dollar TVs at all. The 4-Series setup is intuitive and easy. If you're just looking for an easy-to-use TV with decent picture, this is an excellent place to start."

TCL S470G (LCD)

See more

Dig into reviews and images

Home Media Entertainment

Stratos Kampourogiannis | November 2023
"On the bright side the S4 does have great viewing angles that can make it an excellent family TV. It has great color coverage, its input lag is extremely low, it supports Dolby Vision and comes with Google TV."

Get a great deal on the TCL S435 (LCD) or the TCL S470G (LCD)

About TCL

TCL, the highly recognizable TV brand from China, has firmly established itself as the second-largest manufacturer in terms of sales volume. Renowned for striking an impressive balance between affordability, picture quality, and design, TCL TVs deliver a compelling overall package. While they have traditionally excelled in the low-end and midrange TV segments, TCL has recently made remarkable strides in the realm of high-end televisions, introducing impressive models that rival top competitors. Most TCL TVs use Roku software which is very user friendly and easy to use, but they have a few other models that use Google TV which has the largest app selection, but is not as user friendly as Roku.

Give feedback

We're constantly perfecting our model

TV guides you might be interested in

Chevron down

FAQs

Chevron down

FAQs about TVs

Questions about PerfectRec >

Why trust us

Chevron down
This information was produced and vetted by the PerfectRec TVs team. We are a product research and recommendation organization that meticulously reviews and evaluates the latest TV information and makes it digestible for you.

By the numbers

385
TVs evaluated
33,110
TVs stats compiled
21
Proprietary TVs ratings developed
84,330
Recommendations made
12,650
Consumer hours saved

About the TV team

Joe Golden, Ph.D

CEO and TVs Editor
Joe is an entrepreneur and lifelong electronics enthusiast with a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Jason Lew

Staff Expert & Software Engineer
Jason is a staff expert and software engineer that has been making laptop recommendations for 7 years and moderates one of the largest laptop subreddits.

Chandradeep Chowdhury

Staff Expert & Software Engineer
Chandradeep is a staff expert and software engineer and expert in televisions and monitors. He’s been making monitor recommendations for ten years.

Jaime Roldán

TVs Expert
Jaime is a Colombia-based TV expert. He is an electronics engineer with 8 years of experience in the telecom sector and has been making TV recommendations for 12 years.

Featured in

Color LTT LogoGeekwire logo9to5 Mac logoPhone Arena LogoColor Daring Fireball logo