Hitachi 55R80 vs LG 49LJ5100

Hitachi 55R80
vs
LG 49LJ5100

It makes sense comparing Hitachi 55R80 vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 55 and 49 inches respectively. The 55R80 belongs to the series R80, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Hitachi 55R80 series has 49, 55 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.

Display

The 55R80 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 55R80 has the VA display, while 49LJ5100 has the IPS display. The LG 49LJ5100 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Hitachi 55R80 the refresh rate is 120Hz. High dynamic range (HDR) is not available on each model.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Hitachi 55R80 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 55R80 is 122.8/48.34 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Hitachi 55R80 is 71.1/28 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth 55R80 is 7.6/3.1 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 55R80 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 Hitachi 55R80 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 200 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 55R80.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Hitachi 55R80 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

Hitachi 55R80
LG 49LJ5100

Model

55R80
49LJ5100

Brand

Hitachi
LG

Reviews

7
31

General

Series

R80
LJ5100

Screen sizes in series

49, 55
49

Display

Screen size, inch

55
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

120.96/47.62
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.78
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

93.12
88.86

Display colors

16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

MKV, TS
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

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

122.8/48.34
110.74/43.59

Height, cm/in

71.1/28
65.8/25.9

Depth, cm/in

7.6/3.1
8.1/3.18

Weight, kg/lbs

18.2/40.12
10.6/23.37

Width with stand, cm/in

122.8/48.34
110.74/43.59

Height with stand, cm/in

76.2/30
69.6/27.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.9/10.6
20.8/8.18

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

19.1/42.11
10.9/24.1

Connections

HDMI

3
2

USB

1
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)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
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

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

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Panel bit depth, bits

8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.055/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

80
46

Processor

Model

Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

Smart TV

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

50

Maximum power consumption, W

125

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 21.4
  • 12.9
  • 21.4Hitachi 55R80
  • 12.9LG 49LJ5100

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