LG 49LJ5100 vs Sceptre U438CV-UMC

LG 49LJ5100
vs
Sceptre U438CV-UMC

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new TV, but still don't know what exactly you want, the LG 49LJ5100 vs Sceptre U438CV-UMC comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49LJ5100 and 43 inches for the U438CV-UMC. The 49LJ5100 from series LJ5100, but the opponent belongs to series 8CV. The series LG 49LJ5100 has 49 inches diagonals, but in the case of U438CV-UMC only 43, 50, 65 diagonals are possible.

Display

The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in U438CV-UMC. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49LJ5100 has IPS display, while the U438CV-UMC has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Oddly enough, none of the models supports HDR. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 10W are installed in 49LJ5100, but in 49LJ5100 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The LG 49LJ5100 has a width of 110.74/43.59 cm/in, compared with a width of 97.28/38.3 cm/in for Sceptre U438CV-UMC. The LG 49LJ5100 has a height of 65.8/25.9 cm/in, compared with a height of 56.38/22.2 cm/in for Sceptre U438CV-UMC. The LG 49LJ5100 has a depth of 8.1/3.18 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.36/2.9 cm/in for Sceptre U438CV-UMC.

Connections

The 49LJ5100 can operate 2 HDMI connectors, whille the U438CV-UMC has 4 HDMIs. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in U438CV-UMC. Both models do not support Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 400 x 200, respectively considered model.

Streaming

The U438CV-UMC has a built-in Netflix servise.

Features

Only the U438CV-UMC can be considered as a Smart TV. The Local Dimming feature is not supported by the display type of both models. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa.

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Common

Product

LG 49LJ5100
Sceptre U438CV-UMC

Model

49LJ5100
U438CV-UMC

Brand

LG
Sceptre

Reviews

31
99

General

Series

LJ5100
8CV

Screen sizes in series

49
43, 50, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

49
43

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Display type

IPS
VA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24
94.13/37.05

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
52.94/20.84

Display area, %

88.86
90.86

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
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

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
MKV

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
has not

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
20

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
97.28/38.3

Height, cm/in

65.8/25.9
56.38/22.2

Depth, cm/in

8.1/3.18
7.36/2.9

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.37
7.5/16.53

Width with stand, cm/in

110.74/43.59
97.28/38.3

Height with stand, cm/in

69.6/27.4
61.97/24.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

20.8/8.18
19.05/7.5

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.9/24.1
7.6/16.76

Connections

HDMI

2
4

USB

1
1

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
400 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

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.055/0.022
0.049/0.019

Pixel density, ppi

46
52

Processor

Model

Operating system

Operating system

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

48

Maximum power consumption, W

74

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 11.9
  • 20.8
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100
  • 20.8Sceptre U438CV-UMC

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