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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize gaming and want a TV with better color right out of the box, the TCL S446 might suit you as it scores higher for gaming and color accuracy. However, it's usually slightly more expensive. It has a better bright room performance, which could be useful if you watch TV in well-lit environments. On the other hand, the TCL S470G costs less and includes support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+ formats, which could improve your HDR movie watching experience. It's also equipped with voice command capabilities for accessibility. Yet, it has lower performance in bright rooms and for gaming, which might not be ideal if you often play video games or have a brightly lit viewing space. 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 S446 (LCD)
  • Good for upscaling
  • Good reflections
Advantages of the TCL S470G (LCD)
  • The TCL S470G (LCD) has no clear advantages over the TCL S446 (LCD).

Key differences

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Cartoons & Animation

6.4
65S446
65S470G
5.7
5.8/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.2/10
6.0/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
6.3/10
6.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
9.1/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
7.4/10
6.0/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
6.8/10
The TCL S446 (LCD) is only fair for cartoons & animation, while the TCL S470G (LCD) is poor.

News, Talk, & Other TV

6.4
65S446
65S470G
5.4
6.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
6.0/10
The TCL S446 (LCD) is only fair for news, talk, & other TV, while the TCL S470G (LCD) is poor.
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Key similarities

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Picture Quality

5.8
65S446
65S470G
5.4
5.37/10
CONTRAST
3.76/10
6.0/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
6.3/10
LED
PANEL TYPE
LED
IPS
PANEL SUB-TYPE
IPS
The TCL S446 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) both have poor picture quality.

Movies & TV

5.4
65S446
65S470G
5.0
5.37/10
CONTRAST
3.76/10
4.8/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
5.4/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
6.0/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
No
HDR10+ SUPPORT
No
No
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL S446 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) are both poor for movies & TV.

Sports

6.4
65S446
65S470G
6.2
4.6/10
MOTION PROCESSING
3.5/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
8.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
10.0/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
6.0/10
6.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The TCL S446 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) are both only fair for sports.

Gaming

5.8
65S446
65S470G
5.6
6.2/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
5.9/10
8.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
10.0/10
4.6/10
MOTION PROCESSING
3.5/10
0.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
5.0/100
5.6/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.4/10
The TCL S446 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) are both poor for gaming.

Bright Room

5.8
65S446
65S470G
5.3
7.5/10
VIEWING ANGLE
7.3/10
6.0/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.1/10
5.4/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
5.3/10
7.2/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
6.0/10
The TCL S446 (LCD) and TCL S470G (LCD) are both poor for bright room.

Cost

$400
65S446
65S470G
$400
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The TCL S446 (LCD) has a price of $400 and the TCL S470G (LCD) costs $400.

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How the TCL S446 (LCD) and the TCL S470G (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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TCL S446 (LCD)TCL S470G (LCD)
TCL S446 (LCD)TCL S470G (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$400
$400
Brand
TCLTCL
Release Date
September 4, 2021September 6, 2023
Full name
65S44665S470G
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
Android TVGoogle TV
Sound Quality Score
6/105.9/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
33
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
5.8/105.4/10
Bright Room Score
5.8/105.4/10
Gaming Score
5.9/105.7/10
Movies & TV Score
5.5/105.1/10
Sports Score
6.4/106.2/10

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
YesNo
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
5.4/103.8/10
Local Dimming
2.5/102.8/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
16 W20 W
Dolby Atmos
Bypass onlyYes
DTS:X
NoNo

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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."

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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.

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