LG 32LJ500B vs Philips 40PFL4708

LG 32LJ500B
vs
Philips 40PFL4708

An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so LG 32LJ500B vs Philips 40PFL4708 comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 32 and 40 inches respectively. The 32LJ500B belongs to the series LJ500B, and the Philips 40PFL4708 - 4000. The LG 32LJ500B series has 32 inches diagonals, and 40PFL4708 boasts 24, 32, 40, 55 inches diagonals.

Display

None of the TVs play 4K/UHD content. Oddly enough, 32LJ500B is not able to display Full HD content, unlike its competitor in our comparison. The 32LJ500B has the IPS display, while 40PFL4708 has the VA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 32LJ500B is 10W, versus 20W of the Philips 40PFL4708. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 32LJ500B is 72.9/28.7 cm/in, and for the 40PFL4708 it is 91.19/35.9 cm/inches. The height of LG 32LJ500B is 43.69/17.2 cm/in, Philips 40PFL4708 of height 53.09/20.9 cm/inches. A depth 32LJ500B is 7.87/3.09 cm/in, the 40PFL4708 has 8.13/3.2 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 32LJ500B has 2 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 40PFL4708. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 32LJ500B and in 40PFL4708. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 100 x 100 versus 200 x 200 for the Philips 40PFL4708.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support 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. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

LG 32LJ500B
Philips 40PFL4708

Model

32LJ500B
40PFL4708

Brand

LG
Philips

Reviews

130
1

General

Series

LJ500B
4000

Screen sizes in series

32
24, 32, 40, 55

Display

Screen size, inch

32
40

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1366 x 768
1920 x 1080

Display type

IPS
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

69.82/27.48
88.55/34.86

Display height, cm/in

39.25/15.45
49.81/19.6

Display area, %

86.06
92.26

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

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

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
MKV

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

72.9/28.7
91.19/35.9

Height, cm/in

43.69/17.2
53.09/20.9

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.09
8.13/3.2

Weight, kg/lbs

4.9/10.8
7.7/17.1

Width with stand, cm/in

72.9/28.7
91.19/35.9

Height with stand, cm/in

47.5/18.7
57.4/22.59

Depth with stand, cm/in

18.1/7.09
18.8/7.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

5.1/11.02
8.7/19.18

Connections

HDMI

2
3

USB

1
1

Component video input

1
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
1

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

100 x 100
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu
Vudu

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

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Panel bit depth, bits

8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.051/0.02
0.045/0.018

Pixel density, ppi

50
55

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.5

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

110

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 19.1
  • 20.8
  • 19.1LG 32LJ500B
  • 20.8Philips 40PFL4708

The Philips 40PFL4708 is better TV in this comparison. Check Philips 40PFL4708 price