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.
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 UN48J5000 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 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.
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.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 400 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.
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.
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.
The Samsung UN48J5000 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN48J5000 price