LG 32LJ500B vs Samsung UN40H5003

LG 32LJ500B
vs
Samsung UN40H5003

I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG 32LJ500B vs Samsung UN40H5003 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 32 inches for the 32LJ500B and 40 inches for the UN40H5003. The 32LJ500B from series LJ500B, but the opponent belongs to series 5003. The series LG 32LJ500B has 32 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN40H5003 only 39, 40 diagonals are possible.

Display

There is no support 4K/UHD playback in these models. Despite the prevalence, 32LJ500B cannot play Full HD content, but this function is implemented in UN40H5003. The 32LJ500B has IPS display, while the UN40H5003 has VA 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 10W are installed in 32LJ500B, but in 32LJ500B has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The LG 32LJ500B has a width of 72.9/28.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 91.69/36.1 cm/in for Samsung UN40H5003. The LG 32LJ500B has a height of 43.69/17.2 cm/in, compared with a height of 53.59/21.1 cm/in for Samsung UN40H5003. The LG 32LJ500B has a depth of 7.87/3.09 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 6.35/2.5 cm/in for Samsung UN40H5003.

Connections

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 32LJ500B. Both models do not support Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

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

Streaming

The 32LJ500B has a built-in Netflix servise. These TVs have not support for HBO.

Features

Only the 32LJ500B 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

LG 32LJ500B
Samsung UN40H5003

Model

32LJ500B
UN40H5003

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

130
839

General

Series

LJ500B
5003

Screen sizes in series

32
39, 40

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
49.81/19.61

Display area, %

86.06
93.68

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

1,779:1
16:9

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
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
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

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

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

72.9/28.7
91.69/36.1

Height, cm/in

43.69/17.2
53.59/21.1

Depth, cm/in

7.87/3.09
6.35/2.5

Weight, kg/lbs

4.9/10.8
7.7/17.1

Width with stand, cm/in

72.9/28.7
91.69/36.1

Height with stand, cm/in

47.5/18.7
59.69/23.5

Depth with stand, cm/in

18.1/7.09
28.7/11.29

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

5.1/11.02
8.7/19.18

Connections

HDMI

2
2

USB

1
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
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

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
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
120

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.051/0.02
0.023/0.009

Pixel density, ppi

50
110

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.5
Tizen

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

53

Maximum power consumption, W

88

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 20.1
  • 16.3
  • 20.1LG 32LJ500B
  • 16.3Samsung UN40H5003

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