LG 49LJ550M vs LG 55EA9800

LG 49LJ550M
vs
LG 55EA9800

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 49LJ550M vs LG 55EA9800 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 49LJ550M belongs to the series LJ550M, and the LG 55EA9800 - EA9800. The LG 49LJ550M series has 32, 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals, and 55EA9800 boasts 55 inches diagonals.

Display

None of the TVs play 4K/UHD content. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49LJ550M has the LED display, while 55EA9800 has the OLED display. The LG 55EA9800 works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 49LJ550M the refresh rate is 60Hz. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 55EA9800.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49LJ550M is 10W, versus 40W of the LG 55EA9800. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 49LJ550M is 111/43.7 cm/in, and for the 55EA9800 it is 122.9/48.31 cm/inches. The height of LG 49LJ550M is 65.02/25.6 cm/in, LG 55EA9800 of height 79.9/31.44 cm/inches. A depth 49LJ550M is 8.13/3.2 cm/in, the 55EA9800 has 19.2/7.56 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 49LJ550M has 2 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 55EA9800. As for USB, the 49LJ550M has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the 55EA9800. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors. HBO service is not available for each of the competitors.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

LG 49LJ550M
LG 55EA9800

Model

49LJ550M
55EA9800

Brand

LG
LG

Reviews

32
25

General

Series

LJ550M
EA9800

Screen sizes in series

32, 43, 49, 55
55

Display

Screen size, inch

49
55

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Display type

LED
OLED

Screen design

flat
curved

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76

Display area, %

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime
QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

10
40

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC
RealAudio, HE-AAC

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

111/43.7
122.9/48.31

Height, cm/in

65.02/25.6
79.9/31.44

Depth, cm/in

8.13/3.2
19.2/7.56

Weight, kg/lbs

11/24.25
16.78/37.9

Width with stand, cm/in

111/43.7
122.9/48.31

Height with stand, cm/in

70.61/27.79
79.9/31.44

Depth with stand, cm/in

23.62/9.22
19.2/7.56

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

11.3/24.91
16.78/37.9

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)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

300 x 300
has not

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, YouTube
Vudu, YouTube

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

TruMotion

Backlight technology

Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
240

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

Pixel density, ppi

55

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Dual-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.5
webOS 4.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 240

Typical power consumption, W

100

Maximum power consumption, W

291

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

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  • 18.7
  • 22LG 49LJ550M
  • 18.7LG 55EA9800

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