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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 55EA9800. HBO service is not available for each of the competitors.
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.
The LG 55EA9800 is better TV in this comparison. Check LG 55EA9800 price