LG 49LJ5100 vs LG 55EA9800

LG 49LJ5100
vs
LG 55EA9800

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 49LJ5100 vs LG 55EA9800 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49LJ5100 belongs to the series LJ5100, and the LG 55EA9800 - EA9800. The LG 49LJ5100 series has 49 inches diagonals, and 55EA9800 boasts 55 inches diagonals.

Display

None of the TVs play 4K/UHD content. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49LJ5100 has the IPS display, while 55EA9800 has the OLED display. The LG 55EA9800 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 49LJ5100 the refresh rate is 60Hz. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 55EA9800.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49LJ5100 is 10W, versus 40W of the LG 55EA9800. 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 55EA9800 it is 122.9/48.31 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ5100 is 65.8/25.9 cm/in, LG 55EA9800 of height 79.9/31.44 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ5100 is 8.1/3.18 cm/in, the 55EA9800 has 19.2/7.56 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49LJ5100 has 2 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 55EA9800. As for USB, the 49LJ5100 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the 55EA9800. Only the LG 55EA9800 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is not implemented in the models under consideration. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 55EA9800. HBO service is not available for each of the competitors.

Features

As for Smart TV, only LG 55EA9800 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
LG 55EA9800

Model

49LJ5100
55EA9800

Brand

LG
LG

Reviews

31
25

General

Series

LJ5100
EA9800

Screen sizes in series

49
55

Display

Screen size, inch

49
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Display type

IPS
OLED

Screen design

flat
curved

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76

Display area, %

88.86

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

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

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
40

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC
RealAudio, HE-AAC

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

110.74/43.59
122.9/48.31

Height, cm/in

65.8/25.9
79.9/31.44

Depth, cm/in

8.1/3.18
19.2/7.56

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.37
16.78/37.9

Width with stand, cm/in

110.74/43.59
122.9/48.31

Height with stand, cm/in

69.6/27.4
79.9/31.44

Depth with stand, cm/in

20.8/8.18
19.2/7.56

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.9/24.1
16.78/37.9

Connections

HDMI

2
4

USB

1
3

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
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
has not

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
Vudu, YouTube

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

TruMotion

Backlight technology

Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
240

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.055/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

46
55

Processor

Model

Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 4.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 240

Typical power consumption, W

100

Maximum power consumption, W

291

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 14.9
  • 18.7
  • 14.9LG 49LJ5100
  • 18.7LG 55EA9800

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