LG 49LJ5100 vs Philips 58PFL9956T

LG 49LJ5100
vs
Philips 58PFL9956T

It makes sense comparing LG 49LJ5100 vs Philips 58PFL9956T because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 58 inches respectively. The 49LJ5100 belongs to the series LJ5100, and the Philips 58PFL9956T - 9000. The LG 49LJ5100 series has 49 inches diagonals, and 58PFL9956T boasts 43, 50, 58 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 58PFL9956T has the VA display. The Philips 58PFL9956T works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 49LJ5100 the refresh rate is 60Hz. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 58PFL9956T.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49LJ5100 is 10W, versus 40W of the Philips 58PFL9956T. 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 58PFL9956T it is 136/53.54 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ5100 is 65.8/25.9 cm/in, Philips 58PFL9956T of height 78.9/31.06 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ5100 is 8.1/3.18 cm/in, the 58PFL9956T has 7.8/3.07 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49LJ5100 has 2 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 58PFL9956T. As for USB, the 49LJ5100 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the 58PFL9956T. Only the Philips 58PFL9956T 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 300 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the Philips 58PFL9956T.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the 58PFL9956T.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Philips 58PFL9956T has this feature. The 58PFL9956T has Local Dimming technology. 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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Product

LG 49LJ5100
Philips 58PFL9956T

Model

49LJ5100
58PFL9956T

Brand

LG
Philips

Reviews

31
0

General

Series

LJ5100
9000

Screen sizes in series

49
43, 50, 58

Display

Screen size, inch

49
58

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
2560 x 1080

Display type

IPS
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24
120.96/47.62

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
68.04/26.78

Display area, %

88.86
93.4

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
21:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
QuickTime

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
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

110.74/43.59
136/53.54

Height, cm/in

65.8/25.9
78.9/31.06

Depth, cm/in

8.1/3.18
7.8/3.07

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.37
19.8/43.65

Width with stand, cm/in

110.74/43.59
136/53.54

Height with stand, cm/in

69.6/27.4
85.4/33.62

Depth with stand, cm/in

20.8/8.18
31.5/12.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.9/24.1
20.8/45.86

Connections

HDMI

2
4

USB

1
2

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
200 x 200

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
Vudu

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

Perfect Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
1200

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.055/0.022
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

46
80

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

125

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 14.9
  • 10.7
  • 14.9LG 49LJ5100
  • 10.7Philips 58PFL9956T

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