Samsung 49NU8000 vs LG 49LJ5100

Samsung 49NU8000
vs
LG 49LJ5100

It makes sense comparing Samsung 49NU8000 vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The screen size is the same and is 49 inches. The 49NU8000 belongs to the series NU8000, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Samsung 49NU8000 series has 49, 55, 65, 75, 82 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.

Display

The 49NU8000 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 49NU8000 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 Samsung 49NU8000 is 40W, 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 49NU8000 is 109.2/42.99 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Samsung 49NU8000 is 63.5/25 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth 49NU8000 is 5.59/2.2 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49NU8000 has 4 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the 49LJ5100. As for USB, the 49NU8000 has 2 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 49LJ5100. Only the Samsung 49NU8000 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 49NU8000.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Samsung 49NU8000 has this feature. The 49NU8000 has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not available for these models.

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Common

Product

Samsung 49NU8000
LG 49LJ5100

Model

49NU8000
49LJ5100

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

720
31

General

Series

NU8000
LJ5100

Screen sizes in series

49, 55, 65, 75, 82
49

Display

Screen size, inch

49
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

107.29/42.24
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

93.38
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

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9
QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

40
10

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

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

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

109.2/42.99
110.74/43.59

Height, cm/in

63.5/25
65.8/25.9

Depth, cm/in

5.59/2.2
8.1/3.18

Weight, kg/lbs

13.1/28.88
10.6/23.37

Width with stand, cm/in

109.2/42.99
110.74/43.59

Height with stand, cm/in

71.12/28
69.6/27.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

29.97/11.79
20.8/8.18

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

15/33.07
10.9/24.1

Connections

HDMI

4
2

USB

2
1

Component video input

0
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

200 x 200
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
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

Edge LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.027/0.011
0.055/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

91
46

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 4.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

60

Maximum power consumption, W

125

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 27.7
  • 11.9
  • 27.7Samsung 49NU8000
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100

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