I had a chance to test and compare two models: Samsung UN49KS8500 vs LG 43UF6430 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 49 inches for the UN49KS8500 and 43 inches for the 43UF6430. The UN49KS8500 from series KS8500, but the opponent belongs to series UF6430. The series Samsung UN49KS8500 has 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 43UF6430 only 43, 49, 55 diagonals are possible.
Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The UN49KS8500 has SVA display, while the 43UF6430 has IPS display. The UN49KS8500 screen has 120 refresh rate, versus the 60 refresh rate in the 43UF6430. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 40W are installed in UN49KS8500, but in UN49KS8500 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The Samsung UN49KS8500 has a width of 108.71/42.79 cm/in, compared with a width of 97.28/38.2 cm/in for LG 43UF6430. The Samsung UN49KS8500 has a height of 62.99/24.79 cm/in, compared with a height of 56.39/22.4 cm/in for LG 43UF6430. The Samsung UN49KS8500 has a depth of 9.4/3.7 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.12/2.2 cm/in for LG 43UF6430.
The UN49KS8500 can operate 4 HDMI connectors, whille the 43UF6430 has 3 HDMIs. There are 3 USB ports available on the Samsung UN49KS8500, but LG 43UF6430 has 1 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 400 x 400 vs 200 x 200, respectively considered model.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the UN49KS8500. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The Samsung UN49KS8500 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN49KS8500 price