l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – Samsung UN40M5300A vs LG 32LH500B. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 40 inches for the UN40M5300A and 32 inches for the 32LH500B. The UN40M5300A from series M5300A, but the opponent belongs to series LH500B. The series Samsung UN40M5300A has 32, 40, 43, 49, 50 inches diagonals, but in the case of 32LH500B only 32, 40, 43 diagonals are possible.
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 UN40M5300A. The UN40M5300A has IPS 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.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 20W are installed in UN40M5300A, but in UN40M5300A has speakers with a power of 6W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The Samsung UN40M5300A has a width of 92.2/36.29 cm/in, compared with a width of 73.41/28.9 cm/in for LG 32LH500B. The Samsung UN40M5300A 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 UN40M5300A has a depth of 7.36/2.9 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.13/3.2 cm/in for LG 32LH500B.
In each model, manufacturers provide 2 HDMI connectors. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in UN40M5300A.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 100 x 100, respectively considered model.
The UN40M5300A has a built-in Netflix servise.
Only the UN40M5300A can be considered as a Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the UN40M5300A. 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.
The Samsung UN40M5300A is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN40M5300A price