It makes sense comparing Samsung UN40M5300A vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 40 and 49 inches respectively. The UN40M5300A belongs to the series M5300A, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Samsung UN40M5300A series has 32, 40, 43, 49, 50 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.
None of the TVs play 4K/UHD content. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The IPS display is used in each of the models. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here. High dynamic range (HDR) is not available on each model.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN40M5300A is 20W, versus 10W of the LG 49LJ5100. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the UN40M5300A is 92.2/36.29 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN40M5300A is 53.09/20.9 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth UN40M5300A is 7.36/2.9 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.
Each TV has 2 HDMI connectors. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. Only the Samsung UN40M5300A has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the UN40M5300A.
As for Smart TV, only Samsung UN40M5300A has this feature. The UN40M5300A 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.
The Samsung UN40M5300A is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN40M5300A price