It makes sense comparing Sony XBR43X800G vs LG 49LJ5100 because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 43 and 49 inches respectively. The XBR43X800G belongs to the series X800G, and the LG 49LJ5100 - LJ5100. The Sony XBR43X800G series has 43, 49, 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals, and 49LJ5100 boasts 49 inches diagonals.
The XBR43X800G 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 XBR43X800G has the LCD display, while 49LJ5100 has the IPS display. The LG 49LJ5100 works with 60Hz refresh rate, for Sony XBR43X800G the refresh rate is 120Hz.
The XBR43X800G plays sound in surround format, and stereo sound is available on 49LJ5100. The speaker power of the Sony XBR43X800G is 20W, versus 10W of the LG 49LJ5100. However, only the XBR43X800G has Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format support.
The width of the XBR43X800G is 97/38.18 cm/in, and for the 49LJ5100 it is 110.74/43.59 cm/inches. The height of Sony XBR43X800G is 57/22.44 cm/in, LG 49LJ5100 of height 65.8/25.9 cm/inches. A depth XBR43X800G is 5.7/2.24 cm/in, the 49LJ5100 has 8.1/3.18 cm/in depth.
The XBR43X800G has 4 HDMI connectors versus 2 connectors in the 49LJ5100. As for USB, the XBR43X800G has 3 ports, compared with 1 ports for the 49LJ5100. Only the Sony XBR43X800G has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 100 x 200 versus 300 x 300 for the LG 49LJ5100.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the XBR43X800G.
As for Smart TV, only Sony XBR43X800G has this feature. Local dimming technology is no available in both models. Voice control is not available for these models.
The Sony XBR43X800G is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony XBR43X800G price