I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG 49LJ550M vs Samsung UN40M5300A and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 49 inches for the 49LJ550M and 40 inches for the UN40M5300A. The 49LJ550M from series LJ550M, but the opponent belongs to series M5300A. The series LG 49LJ550M has 32, 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN40M5300A only 32, 40, 43, 49, 50 diagonals are possible.
There is no support 4K/UHD playback in these models. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49LJ550M has LED display, while the UN40M5300A has IPS display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Oddly enough, none of the models supports HDR. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.
Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 10W are installed in 49LJ550M, but in 49LJ550M has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.
The LG 49LJ550M has a width of 111/43.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 92.2/36.29 cm/in for Samsung UN40M5300A. The LG 49LJ550M has a height of 65.02/25.6 cm/in, compared with a height of 53.09/20.9 cm/in for Samsung UN40M5300A. The LG 49LJ550M has a depth of 8.13/3.2 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 7.36/2.9 cm/in for Samsung UN40M5300A.
In each model, manufacturers provide 2 HDMI connectors. It is possible to connect up to 1 USB devices simultaneously to each TVs. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the LG 49LJ550M can operate at 5 GHz.
VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 200 x 200, respectively considered model.
Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models.
Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. From the point of view of voice control, an each model do not have such an opportunity. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.
The Samsung UN40M5300A is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN40M5300A price