LG 49LJ5100 vs Samsung UN55KU7000

LG 49LJ5100
vs
Samsung UN55KU7000

An affordable TV is always a good option to consider, so LG 49LJ5100 vs Samsung UN55KU7000 comparison definitely makes sense. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49LJ5100 belongs to the series LJ5100, and the Samsung UN55KU7000 - KU7000. The LG 49LJ5100 series has 49 inches diagonals, and UN55KU7000 boasts 40, 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.

Display

The UN55KU7000 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which is not true of the 49LJ5100. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49LJ5100 has the IPS display, while UN55KU7000 has the SVA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49LJ5100 is 10W, versus 20W of the Samsung UN55KU7000. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 49LJ5100 is 110.74/43.59 cm/in, and for the UN55KU7000 it is 123.44/48.59 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ5100 is 65.8/25.9 cm/in, Samsung UN55KU7000 of height 71.63/28.2 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ5100 is 8.1/3.18 cm/in, the UN55KU7000 has 5.33/2.1 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49LJ5100 has 2 HDMI connectors versus 3 connectors in the UN55KU7000. As for USB, the 49LJ5100 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the UN55KU7000. Only the Samsung UN55KU7000 has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN55KU7000.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the UN55KU7000.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Samsung UN55KU7000 has this feature. Local dimming technology is no available in both models. Voice control is not available for these models.

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Common

Product

LG 49LJ5100
Samsung UN55KU7000

Model

49LJ5100
UN55KU7000

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

31
263

General

Series

LJ5100
KU7000

Screen sizes in series

49
40, 43, 49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

49
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Display type

IPS
SVA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24
120.97/47.62

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
68.04/26.79

Display area, %

88.86
93.1

Display colors

16.7 million
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR Premium

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

110.74/43.59
123.44/48.59

Height, cm/in

65.8/25.9
71.63/28.2

Depth, cm/in

8.1/3.18
5.33/2.1

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.37
16.9/37.29

Width with stand, cm/in

110.74/43.59
123.44/48.59

Height with stand, cm/in

69.6/27.4
78.74/31

Depth with stand, cm/in

20.8/8.18
33.27/13.09

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.9/24.1
19.7/43.43

Connections

HDMI

2
3

USB

1
2

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
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
400 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
Vudu, GooglePlay

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

Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Panel bit depth, bits

8
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.055/0.022
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

46
81

Processor

Model

Jazz-L, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 2.4

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

60

Maximum power consumption, W

160

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 11.9
  • 25.7
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100
  • 25.7Samsung UN55KU7000

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