Samsung 40NU7100 vs LG 32LH500B

Samsung 40NU7100
vs
LG 32LH500B

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – Samsung 40NU7100 vs LG 32LH500B. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 40 inches for the 40NU7100 and 32 inches for the 32LH500B. The 40NU7100 from series NU7100, but the opponent belongs to series LH500B. The series Samsung 40NU7100 has 40, 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 75 inches diagonals, but in the case of 32LH500B only 32, 40, 43 diagonals are possible.

Display

The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in 40NU7100. Despite the prevalence, 32LH500B cannot play Full HD content, but this function is implemented in 40NU7100. The 40NU7100 has VA display, while the 32LH500B has LED display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 20W are installed in 40NU7100, but in 40NU7100 has speakers with a power of 6W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Samsung 40NU7100 has a width of 91.44/36 cm/in, compared with a width of 73.41/28.9 cm/in for LG 32LH500B. The Samsung 40NU7100 has a height of 53.09/20.9 cm/in, compared with a height of 43.43/17.1 cm/in for LG 32LH500B. The Samsung 40NU7100 has a depth of 5.84/2.29 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.13/3.2 cm/in for LG 32LH500B.

Connections

The 40NU7100 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the 32LH500B has 2 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the Samsung 40NU7100, but LG 32LH500B has 1 USB ports. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in 40NU7100. Both models do not support Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 100 x 100, respectively considered model.

Streaming

The 40NU7100 has a built-in Netflix servise.

Features

Only the 40NU7100 can be considered as a Smart TV. The Local Dimming feature is not supported by the display type of both models. 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

Samsung 40NU7100
LG 32LH500B

Model

40NU7100
32LH500B

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

1299
110

General

Series

NU7100
LH500B

Screen sizes in series

40, 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 75
32, 40, 43

Display

Screen size, inch

40
32

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1366 x 768

Display type

VA
LED

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

88.55/34.86
69.82/27.48

Display height, cm/in

49.81/19.61
39.25/15.45

Display area, %

90.86

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
1,779:1

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

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

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
6

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

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

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

91.44/36
73.41/28.9

Height, cm/in

53.09/20.9
43.43/17.1

Depth, cm/in

5.84/2.29
8.13/3.2

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/18.96
4.4/9.7

Width with stand, cm/in

91.44/36
73.41/28.9

Height with stand, cm/in

60.45/23.79
48.77/19.2

Depth with stand, cm/in

21.08/8.29
18.29/7.2

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

8.8/19.4
4.5/9.92

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
0

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
100 x 100

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
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

Edge LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.023/0.009

Pixel density, ppi

110
50

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 4.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

45

Maximum power consumption, W

90

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 23.5
  • 11.2
  • 23.5Samsung 40NU7100
  • 11.2LG 32LH500B

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