Samsung UN48J5000 vs LG 49LJ5100

Samsung UN48J5000
vs
LG 49LJ5100

It makes sense comparing Samsung UN48J5000 vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 48 and 49 inches respectively. The UN48J5000 belongs to the series J5000, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Samsung UN48J5000 series has 32, 43, 50 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.

Display

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.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the Samsung UN48J5000 is 20W, 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 UN48J5000 is 109.8/43.25 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN48J5000 is 63.8/25.14 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth UN48J5000 is 7.39/2.9 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 2 HDMI connectors. And you also can connect up to 1 devices via USB to each of the models. Both models do not have WI-FI support. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is not implemented in the models under consideration. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Ergonomics

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

Streaming

There is no Netflix support on both models. There is no Hulu support on these models. HBO service is not available for each of the competitors.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the rivals are equal and both do not support 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 control is not available for these models. Remote control using the application is not possible in any model.

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Common

Product

Samsung UN48J5000
LG 49LJ5100

Model

UN48J5000
49LJ5100

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

337
31

General

Series

J5000
LJ5100

Screen sizes in series

32, 43, 50
49

Display

Screen size, inch

48
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Display type

IPS
IPS

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

105.37/41.48
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

59.27/23.33
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

89
88.86

Display colors

16.7 million
16.7 million

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, VOB
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

Flash Video, QuickTime, VC-1, VP8
QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
10

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

MIDI
LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

109.8/43.25
110.74/43.59

Height, cm/in

63.8/25.14
65.8/25.9

Depth, cm/in

7.39/2.9
8.1/3.18

Weight, kg/lbs

9.5/20.94
10.6/23.37

Width with stand, cm/in

109.8/43.25
110.74/43.59

Height with stand, cm/in

69.66/27.42
69.6/27.4

Depth with stand, cm/in

31.05/12.24
20.8/8.18

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.5/23.15
10.9/24.1

Connections

HDMI

2
2

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
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

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

has not
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

Clear Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Panel bit depth, bits

8
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.054/0.021
0.055/0.022

Pixel density, ppi

46
46

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

50

Maximum power consumption, W

105

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 15
  • 11.9
  • 15Samsung UN48J5000
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100

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