LG 32LF500B vs Samsung UN32M4500A

LG 32LF500B
vs
Samsung UN32M4500A

I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG 32LF500B vs Samsung UN32M4500A and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. The screen size of both models is 32 inches. The 32LF500B from series LF500B, but the opponent belongs to series M4500. The series LG 32LF500B has 32 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN32M4500A only 24, 28, 32 diagonals are possible.

Display

There is no support 4K/UHD playback in these models. Also, the support of Full HD playback is not implemented in these devices. The 32LF500B has LED display, while the UN32M4500A has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Oddly enough, none of the models supports HDR. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The LG 32LF500B has a width of 73.7/29.4 cm/in, compared with a width of 74.42/29.29 cm/in for Samsung UN32M4500A. The LG 32LF500B has a height of 43.9/17.26 cm/in, compared with a height of 44.19/17.4 cm/in for Samsung UN32M4500A. The LG 32LF500B has a depth of 7.62/3.6 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.86/2.7 cm/in for Samsung UN32M4500A.

Connections

The 32LF500B can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the UN32M4500A has 2 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the LG 32LF500B, but Samsung UN32M4500A has 1 USB ports. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in UN32M4500A.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 75 x 75, respectively considered model.

Streaming

Netflix is not available for these TVs. User can not use Hulu streaming service on these units. These TVs have not support for HBO.

Features

Only the UN32M4500A can be considered as a Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the UN32M4500A. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa.

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Common

Product

LG 32LF500B
Samsung UN32M4500A

Model

32LF500B
UN32M4500A

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

389
481

General

Series

LF500B
M4500

Screen sizes in series

32
24, 28, 32

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
69.82/27.48

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
1,779:1

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
1

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
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
75 x 75

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
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

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

Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

has not
Smart TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

20

Maximum power consumption, W

38

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.6
  • 18.3
  • 12.6LG 32LF500B
  • 18.3Samsung UN32M4500A

The Samsung UN32M4500A is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN32M4500A price