LG 32LF500B vs Samsung UN32J5205

LG 32LF500B
vs
Samsung UN32J5205

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 32LF500B vs Samsung UN32J5205 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The screen size is the same and is 32 inches. The 32LF500B belongs to the series LF500B, and the Samsung UN32J5205 - J5205. Both TVs have the same diagonal sets in the series - 32 inches.

Display

None of the TVs play 4K/UHD content. Oddly enough, 32LF500B is not able to display Full HD content, unlike its competitor in our comparison. The 32LF500B has the LED display, while UN32J5205 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 power of the speakers is identical. 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 UN32J5205 it is 74.42/29.29 cm/inches. The height of LG 32LF500B is 43.9/17.26 cm/in, Samsung UN32J5205 of height 44.19/17.4 cm/inches. A depth 32LF500B is 7.62/3.6 cm/in, the UN32J5205 has 6.86/2.7 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 32LF500B has 3 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the UN32J5205. And you also can connect up to 2 devices via USB to each of the models. Only the Samsung UN32J5205 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA mount is a standardized bracket system for mounting your TV to a wall. Contemplated TVs have the same size and of anchorages 200 x 200.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the UN32J5205.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Samsung UN32J5205 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
Samsung UN32J5205

Model

32LF500B
UN32J5205

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

389
1998

General

Series

LF500B
J5205

Screen sizes in series

32
32

Display

Screen size, inch

32
32

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1366 x 768
1920 x 1080

Display type

LED
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

69.82/27.48
69.82/27.48

Display height, cm/in

39.25/15.45
39.25/15.45

Display area, %

83.33

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
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
10

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

RealAudio, HE-AAC
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

73.7/29.4
74.42/29.29

Height, cm/in

43.9/17.26
44.19/17.4

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3.6
6.86/2.7

Weight, kg/lbs

5.2/11.02
4.1/8.82

Width with stand, cm/in

73.7/29.4
74.42/29.29

Height with stand, cm/in

48.6/22.3
46.74/18.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

17.4/7.1
14.99/5.9

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

5.6/11.17
4.1/9.04

Connections

HDMI

3
2

USB

2
2

Component video input

1
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
Vudu, GooglePlay

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

Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Panel bit depth, bits

8
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.051/0.02
0.051/0.02

Pixel density, ppi

50
50

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

has not

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

25

Maximum power consumption, W

46

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.6
  • 21.1
  • 12.6LG 32LF500B
  • 21.1Samsung UN32J5205

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