I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG 49LJ5100 vs Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49LJ5100 and 55 inches for the UN55JS8500FXZA. The 49LJ5100 from series LJ5100, but the opponent belongs to series JS8500. The series LG 49LJ5100 has 49 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN55JS8500FXZA only 48, 55, 65 diagonals are possible.
The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in UN55JS8500FXZA. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49LJ5100 has IPS display, while the UN55JS8500FXZA has SVA display. The 49LJ5100 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the UN55JS8500FXZA. The Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA allows viewing 3D content.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 10W are installed in 49LJ5100, but in 49LJ5100 has speakers with a power of 40W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The LG 49LJ5100 has a width of 110.74/43.59 cm/in, compared with a width of 124.71/49.09 cm/in for Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA. The LG 49LJ5100 has a height of 65.8/25.9 cm/in, compared with a height of 71.37/28.09 cm/in for Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA. The LG 49LJ5100 has a depth of 8.1/3.18 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 3.1/1.22 cm/in for Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA.
The 49LJ5100 can operate 2 HDMI connectors, whille the UN55JS8500FXZA has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the LG 49LJ5100, but Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA has 3 USB ports. The Wi-Fi protocol is implemented only in UN55JS8500FXZA. However, Wi-Fi module in the Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA can operate at 5 GHz.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 400 x 400, respectively considered model.
The UN55JS8500FXZA has a built-in Netflix servise.
Only the UN55JS8500FXZA can be considered as a Smart TV. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the UN55JS8500FXZA. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa.
The Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN55JS8500FXZA price