LG 32LF500B vs TCL 32S3800

LG 32LF500B
vs
TCL 32S3800

LG 32LF500B vs TCL 32S3800 comparison definitely makes sense. The screen size is the same and is 32 inches. The 32LF500B belongs to the series LF500B, and the TCL 32S3800 - S3800. The LG 32LF500B series has 32 inches diagonals, and 32S3800 boasts 32, 40 inches diagonals.

Display

None of the TVs play 4K/UHD content. Full HD is not supported by any of the two devices, which is surprising nowadays. The 32LF500B has the LED display, while 32S3800 has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. High dynamic range (HDR) is not available on each model.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 32LF500B is 10W, versus 8W of the TCL 32S3800. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 32LF500B is 73.7/29.4 cm/in, and for the 32S3800 it is 73.61/28.98 cm/inches. The height of LG 32LF500B is 43.9/17.26 cm/in, TCL 32S3800 of height 43.18/17 cm/inches. A depth 32LF500B is 7.62/3.6 cm/in, the 32S3800 has 8.13/3.2 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 32LF500B has 2 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 32S3800. Only the TCL 32S3800 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is not implemented in the models under consideration. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 150 x 200 for the TCL 32S3800.

Streaming

There is no Netflix support on both models. There is no Hulu support on these models. HBO service is not available for each of the competitors.

Features

As for Smart TV, only TCL 32S3800 has this feature. Local dimming technology is no available in both models. Voice control is not supported by both models and it’s difficult to determine a leader. Voice control is not available for these models.

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Common

Product

LG 32LF500B
TCL 32S3800

Model

32LF500B
32S3800

Brand

LG
TCL

Reviews

389
7121

General

Series

LF500B
S3800

Screen sizes in series

32
32, 40

Display

Screen size, inch

32
32

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1366 x 768
1366 x 768

Display type

LED
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

69.82/27.48
69.76/27.46

Display height, cm/in

39.25/15.45
39.22/15.44

Display area, %

86.1

Display colors

16.7 million
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

1,779:1
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV
MKV, TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
8

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

RealAudio, HE-AAC
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

73.7/29.4
73.61/28.98

Height, cm/in

43.9/17.26
43.18/17

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3.6
8.13/3.2

Weight, kg/lbs

5.2/11.02
4.7/10.36

Width with stand, cm/in

73.7/29.4
73.61/28.98

Height with stand, cm/in

48.6/22.3
47.45/18.68

Depth with stand, cm/in

17.4/7.1
19.76/7.77

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

5.6/11.17
4.8/10.6

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

2
1

Component video input

1
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
150 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60

Panel bit depth, bits

8
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.051/0.02
0.051/0.02

Pixel density, ppi

50
49

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

has not
Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

60

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.6
  • 12.5
  • 12.6LG 32LF500B
  • 12.5TCL 32S3800

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