LG 49LJ5100 vs Sony XBR55X900E

LG 49LJ5100
vs
Sony XBR55X900E

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 49LJ5100 vs Sony XBR55X900E that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 55 inches respectively. The 49LJ5100 belongs to the series LJ5100, and the Sony XBR55X900E - X900E. The LG 49LJ5100 series has 49 inches diagonals, and XBR55X900E boasts 49, 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals.

Display

The XBR55X900E 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 XBR55X900E has the VA display. The Sony XBR55X900E works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 49LJ5100 the refresh rate is 60Hz.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49LJ5100 is 10W, versus 20W of the Sony XBR55X900E. 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 XBR55X900E it is 122.8/48.34 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ5100 is 65.8/25.9 cm/in, Sony XBR55X900E of height 70.7/27.83 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ5100 is 8.1/3.18 cm/in, the XBR55X900E has 6.1/2.36 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49LJ5100 has 2 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the XBR55X900E. As for USB, the 49LJ5100 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the XBR55X900E. Only the Sony XBR55X900E has the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI.

Ergonomics

VESA mount is a standardized bracket system for mounting your TV to a wall. Contemplated TVs have the same size and of anchorages 300 x 300.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on only on the XBR55X900E.

Features

As for Smart TV, only Sony XBR55X900E has this feature. The XBR55X900E has Local Dimming technology. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on XBR55X900E.

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Common

Product

LG 49LJ5100
Sony XBR55X900E

Model

49LJ5100
XBR55X900E

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

31
807

General

Series

LJ5100
X900E

Screen sizes in series

49
49, 55, 65, 75

Display

Screen size, inch

49
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Display type

IPS
VA

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
94.82

Display colors

16.7 million
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
QuickTime

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
LPCM

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

110.74/43.59
122.8/48.34

Height, cm/in

65.8/25.9
70.7/27.83

Depth, cm/in

8.1/3.18
6.1/2.36

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.37
16.9/37.26

Width with stand, cm/in

110.74/43.59
122.8/48.34

Height with stand, cm/in

69.6/27.4
77.2/30.39

Depth with stand, cm/in

20.8/8.18
25.9/10.19

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

10.9/24.1
18.1/39.9

Connections

HDMI

2
4

USB

1
3

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
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

has not
Vudu

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

Motionflow XR

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
960

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.055/0.022
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

46
81

Processor

Model

ARM Cortex-A53, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Android 7.0 Nougat

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

171

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 11.9
  • 25.9
  • 11.9LG 49LJ5100
  • 25.9Sony XBR55X900E

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