LG 49LJ5100 vs Hitachi 43R80

LG 49LJ5100
vs
Hitachi 43R80

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 49LJ5100 vs Hitachi 43R80 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 43 inches respectively. The 49LJ5100 belongs to the series LJ5100, and the Hitachi 43R80 - R70. The LG 49LJ5100 series has 49 inches diagonals, and 43R80 boasts 43, 60 inches diagonals.

Display

The 43R80 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which is not true of the 49LJ5100. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49LJ5100 has the IPS display, while 43R80 has the VA display. The Hitachi 43R80 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 49LJ5100 the refresh rate is 60Hz.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49LJ5100 is 10W, versus 16W of the Hitachi 43R80. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 49LJ5100 is 110.74/43.59 cm/in, and for the 43R80 it is 96/37.79 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ5100 is 65.8/25.9 cm/in, Hitachi 43R80 of height 56.13/22.09 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ5100 is 8.1/3.18 cm/in, the 43R80 has 7.37/2.9 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49LJ5100 has 2 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the 43R80. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. Only the Hitachi 43R80 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 200 x 400 for the Hitachi 43R80.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 43R80.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Hitachi 43R80 has this feature. Local dimming technology is no available in both models. Voice control is not available for these models.

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Common

Product

LG 49LJ5100
Hitachi 43R80

Model

49LJ5100
43R80

Brand

LG
Hitachi

Reviews

31
5

General

Series

LJ5100
R70

Screen sizes in series

49
43, 60

Display

Screen size, inch

49
43

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Display type

IPS
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24
94.13/37.05

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
52.94/20.84

Display area, %

88.86
92.12

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
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
MKV, TS

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
16

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

110.74/43.59
96/37.79

Height, cm/in

65.8/25.9
56.13/22.09

Depth, cm/in

8.1/3.18
7.37/2.9

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.37
8.4/18.52

Width with stand, cm/in

110.74/43.59
96/37.79

Height with stand, cm/in

69.6/27.4
60.96/24

Depth with stand, cm/in

20.8/8.18
21.34/8.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.9/24.1
8.6/18.96

Connections

HDMI

2
3

USB

1
1

Component video input

1
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
200 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
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

Panel bit depth, bits

8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.055/0.022
0.024/0.009

Pixel density, ppi

46
104

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

Smart TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.9
  • 19.6
  • 12.9LG 49LJ5100
  • 19.6Hitachi 43R80

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