The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 49LJ5100 vs Sony XBR49X800E that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The screen size is the same and is 49 inches. The 49LJ5100 belongs to the series LJ5100, and the Sony XBR49X800E - X800E. The LG 49LJ5100 series has 49 inches diagonals, and XBR49X800E boasts 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals.
The XBR49X800E 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 IPS display is used in each of the models. 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 LG 49LJ5100 is 10W, versus 20W of the Sony XBR49X800E. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 49LJ5100 is 110.74/43.59 cm/in, and for the XBR49X800E it is 109.6/43.14 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ5100 is 65.8/25.9 cm/in, Sony XBR49X800E of height 64/25.19 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ5100 is 8.1/3.18 cm/in, the XBR49X800E has 5.7/2.44 cm/in depth.
The 49LJ5100 has 2 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the XBR49X800E. As for USB, the 49LJ5100 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the XBR49X800E. Only the Sony XBR49X800E has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the Sony XBR49X800E.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the XBR49X800E.
As for Smart TV, only Sony XBR49X800E has this feature. The XBR49X800E has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not available for these models.
The Sony XBR49X800E is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony XBR49X800E price