TCL 43S425 vs LG 49LJ5100

TCL 43S425
vs
LG 49LJ5100

It makes sense comparing TCL 43S425 vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 43 and 49 inches respectively. The 43S425 belongs to the series S425, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The TCL 43S425 series has 43, 49, 50, 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.

Display

The 43S425 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for 49LJ5100. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 43S425 has the VA display, while 49LJ5100 has the IPS 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 TCL 43S425 is 16W, versus 10W of the LG 49LJ5100. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 43S425 is 97.03/38.20 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of TCL 43S425 is 56.90/22.40 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth 43S425 is 7.62/3.1 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 43S425 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the 49LJ5100. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. Only the TCL 43S425 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 100 x 100 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 43S425.

Features

As for Smart TV, only TCL 43S425 has 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.

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Common

Product

TCL 43S425
LG 49LJ5100

Model

43S425
49LJ5100

Brand

TCL
LG

Reviews

7697
31

General

Series

S425
LJ5100

Screen sizes in series

43, 49, 50, 55, 65, 75
49

Display

Screen size, inch

43
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

VA
IPS

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

94.11/37.05
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

52.94/20.84
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

90.25
88.86

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

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

MKV
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

TS
QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
10

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

97.03/38.20
110.74/43.59

Height, cm/in

56.90/22.40
65.8/25.9

Depth, cm/in

7.62/3.1
8.1/3.18

Weight, kg/lbs

7.4/16.31
10.6/23.37

Width with stand, cm/in

97.03/38.20
110.74/43.59

Height with stand, cm/in

62.23/24.5
69.6/27.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

19.3/7.59
20.8/8.18

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

7.5/16.53
10.9/24.1

Connections

HDMI

3
2

USB

1
1

Component video input

1
1

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

1
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

100 x 100
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

YouTube
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

Clear Motion

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Panel bit depth, bits

8
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.0245/0.0096
0.055/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

103
46

Processor

Model

Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Roku TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

40

Maximum power consumption, W

80

Standby power consumption, W

0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 22.5
  • 11.9
  • 22.5TCL 43S425
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100

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