Samsung UN32J5205 vs LG 32LH500B

Samsung UN32J5205
vs
LG 32LH500B

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – Samsung UN32J5205 vs LG 32LH500B. The screen size of both models is 32 inches. The UN32J5205 from series J5205, but the opponent belongs to series LH500B. The series Samsung UN32J5205 has 32 inches diagonals, but in the case of 32LH500B only 32, 40, 43 diagonals are possible.

Display

There is no support 4K/UHD playback in these models. Despite the prevalence, 32LH500B cannot play Full HD content, but this function is implemented in UN32J5205. The UN32J5205 has VA display, while the 32LH500B has LED 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. Speakers with a power of 10W are installed in UN32J5205, but in UN32J5205 has speakers with a power of 6W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Samsung UN32J5205 has a width of 74.42/29.29 cm/in, compared with a width of 73.41/28.9 cm/in for LG 32LH500B. The Samsung UN32J5205 has a height of 44.19/17.4 cm/in, compared with a height of 43.43/17.1 cm/in for LG 32LH500B. The Samsung UN32J5205 has a depth of 6.86/2.7 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.13/3.2 cm/in for LG 32LH500B.

Connections

In each model, manufacturers provide 2 HDMI connectors. There are 2 USB ports available on the Samsung UN32J5205, but LG 32LH500B has 1 USB ports. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in UN32J5205. 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 UN32J5205 has a built-in Netflix servise.

Features

Only the UN32J5205 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 UN32J5205
LG 32LH500B

Model

UN32J5205
32LH500B

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

1998
110

General

Series

J5205
LH500B

Screen sizes in series

32
32, 40, 43

Display

Screen size, inch

32
32

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
1366 x 768

Display type

VA
LED

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

16:9
1,779:1

High dynamic range (HDR)

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

10
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

74.42/29.29
73.41/28.9

Height, cm/in

44.19/17.4
43.43/17.1

Depth, cm/in

6.86/2.7
8.13/3.2

Weight, kg/lbs

4.1/8.82
4.4/9.7

Width with stand, cm/in

74.42/29.29
73.41/28.9

Height with stand, cm/in

46.74/18.4
48.77/19.2

Depth with stand, cm/in

14.99/5.9
18.29/7.2

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

4.1/9.04
4.5/9.92

Connections

HDMI

2
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)

0
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

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

Pixel density, ppi

50
50

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

25

Maximum power consumption, W

46

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 23.1
  • 11.2
  • 23.1Samsung UN32J5205
  • 11.2LG 32LH500B

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