Samsung QN55Q8C vs LG 49LJ5100

Samsung QN55Q8C
vs
LG 49LJ5100

It makes sense comparing Samsung QN55Q8C 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 QN55Q8C belongs to the series Q8C, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Samsung QN55Q8C series has 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.

Display

The QN55Q8C 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 QN55Q8C has the SVA display, while 49LJ5100 has the IPS display. The LG 49LJ5100 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Samsung QN55Q8C the refresh rate is 120Hz.

Audio

The QN55Q8C plays sound in quadro format, and stereo sound is available on 49LJ5100. The speaker power of the Samsung QN55Q8C is 60W, 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 QN55Q8C is 122.43/48.2 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Samsung QN55Q8C is 70.36/27.7 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth QN55Q8C is 9.14/3.59 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.

Connections

The QN55Q8C has 4 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the 49LJ5100. As for USB, the QN55Q8C has 3 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 49LJ5100. Only the Samsung QN55Q8C has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 400 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the QN55Q8C.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Samsung QN55Q8C has this feature. The QN55Q8C has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not available for these models.

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Product

Samsung QN55Q8C
LG 49LJ5100

Model

QN55Q8C
49LJ5100

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

61
31

General

Series

Q8C
LJ5100

Screen sizes in series

55, 65
49

Display

Screen size, inch

55
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

SVA
IPS

Screen design

curved
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.97/47.62
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.79
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

95.56
88.86

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

120
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

quadro
stereo

Speakers power, W

60
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

silver
black

Width, cm/in

122.43/48.2
110.74/43.59

Height, cm/in

70.36/27.7
65.8/25.9

Depth, cm/in

9.14/3.59
8.1/3.18

Weight, kg/lbs

20/44.09
10.6/23.37

Width with stand, cm/in

122.43/48.2
110.74/43.59

Height with stand, cm/in

78.74/31
69.6/27.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

29.97/11.79
20.8/8.18

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

23.1/50.93
10.9/24.1

Connections

HDMI

4
2

USB

3
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

400 x 400
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

240
60

Panel bit depth, bits

10
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.055/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

81
46

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

80

Maximum power consumption, W

195

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

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  • 26.9
  • 11.9
  • 26.9Samsung QN55Q8C
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100

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