It makes sense comparing Samsung UN49MU6290 vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The screen size is the same and is 49 inches. The UN49MU6290 belongs to the series MU6290, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Samsung UN49MU6290 series has 40, 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.
The UN49MU6290 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 UN49MU6290 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 UN49MU6290 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 UN49MU6290 is 110.74/43.6 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Samsung UN49MU6290 is 64.77/25.5 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth UN49MU6290 is 5.33/2.1 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.
The UN49MU6290 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the 49LJ5100. As for USB, the UN49MU6290 has 2 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 49LJ5100. Only the Samsung UN49MU6290 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 400 x 400 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the UN49MU6290.
As for Smart TV, only Samsung UN49MU6290 has this feature. The UN49MU6290 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 UN49MU6290 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN49MU6290 price