LG 49LJ550M vs Samsung UN49MU7500

LG 49LJ550M
vs
Samsung UN49MU7500

I had a chance to test and compare two models: LG 49LJ550M vs Samsung UN49MU7500 and this review should help people who are looking for a good TV. The screen size of both models is 49 inches. The 49LJ550M from series LJ550M, but the opponent belongs to series MU7500. The series LG 49LJ550M has 32, 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals, but in the case of UN49MU7500 only 49, 55, 65 diagonals are possible.

Display

The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in UN49MU7500. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 49LJ550M has LED display, while the UN49MU7500 has VA display. The refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

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.

Dimensions

The LG 49LJ550M has a width of 111/43.7 cm/in, compared with a width of 109.47/43.09 cm/in for Samsung UN49MU7500. The LG 49LJ550M has a height of 65.02/25.6 cm/in, compared with a height of 63.75/25.09 cm/in for Samsung UN49MU7500. The LG 49LJ550M has a depth of 8.13/3.2 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 10.41/4.09 cm/in for Samsung UN49MU7500.

Connections

The 49LJ550M can operate 2 HDMI connectors, whille the UN49MU7500 has 3 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the LG 49LJ550M, but Samsung UN49MU7500 has 2 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the LG 49LJ550M can operate at 5 GHz.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 300 x 300 vs 400 x 400, respectively considered model.

Streaming

Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models.

Features

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.

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Product

LG 49LJ550M
Samsung UN49MU7500

Model

49LJ550M
UN49MU7500

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

32
206

General

Series

LJ550M
MU7500

Screen sizes in series

32, 43, 49, 55
49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

49
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Display type

LED
VA

Screen design

flat
curved

Display width, cm/in

107.29/42.24
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

92.78

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

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
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

111/43.7
109.47/43.09

Height, cm/in

65.02/25.6
63.75/25.09

Depth, cm/in

8.13/3.2
10.41/4.09

Weight, kg/lbs

11/24.25
14.2/31.31

Width with stand, cm/in

111/43.7
109.47/43.09

Height with stand, cm/in

70.61/27.79
70.86/27.9

Depth with stand, cm/in

23.62/9.22
33.53/13.2

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

11.3/24.91
16.1/35.49

Connections

HDMI

2
3

USB

1
2

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
400 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, YouTube
Vudu, GooglePlay

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

Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Panel bit depth, bits

8
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.027/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

91

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.5
Tizen 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

52

Maximum power consumption, W

140

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

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  • 24.3
  • 21LG 49LJ550M
  • 24.3Samsung UN49MU7500

The Samsung UN49MU7500 is better TV in this comparison. Check Samsung UN49MU7500 price

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