It makes sense comparing Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 43 and 49 inches respectively. The UN43RU7100FXZA belongs to the series RU7100, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA series has 43, 50, 55, 58, 65, 75 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.
The UN43RU7100FXZA 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 UN43RU7100FXZA has the VA display, while 49LJ5100 has the IPS display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA 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 UN43RU7100FXZA is 97.03/38.20 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA is 56.39/22.20 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth UN43RU7100FXZA is 5.84/2.29 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.
The UN43RU7100FXZA has 3 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the 49LJ5100. As for USB, the UN43RU7100FXZA has 2 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 49LJ5100. Only the Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA 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 UN43RU7100FXZA.
As for Smart TV, only Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA has this feature. Local dimming technology is no available in both models. Voice control is not supported by both models and it’s difficult to determine a leader. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on UN43RU7100FXZA.
The Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN43RU7100FXZA price