It makes sense comparing LG 49UF6430 vs Philips 58PFL9956T because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 49 and 58 inches respectively. The 49UF6430 belongs to the series UF6430, and the Philips 58PFL9956T - 9000. The LG 49UF6430 series has 43, 49, 55 inches diagonals, and 58PFL9956T boasts 43, 50, 58 inches diagonals.
The 49UF6430 is capable of playing video in 4K/UHD resolution, which can't be said for 58PFL9956T. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 49UF6430 has the IPS display, while 58PFL9956T has the VA display. The Philips 58PFL9956T works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 49UF6430 the refresh rate is 60Hz. 3D video is available for viewing only on the 58PFL9956T.
Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The speaker power of the LG 49UF6430 is 20W, versus 40W of the Philips 58PFL9956T. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.
The width of the 49UF6430 is 110.7/43.5 cm/in, and for the 58PFL9956T it is 136/53.54 cm/inches. The height of LG 49UF6430 is 64.5/25.4 cm/in, Philips 58PFL9956T of height 78.9/31.06 cm/inches. A depth 49UF6430 is 7.12/2.2 cm/in, the 58PFL9956T has 7.8/3.07 cm/in depth.
The 49UF6430 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the 58PFL9956T. As for USB, the 49UF6430 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the 58PFL9956T. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. There is a native support for a mouse and keyboard in these rivals.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 300 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the Philips 58PFL9956T.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 58PFL9956T has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is not supported by both models and it’s difficult to determine a leader. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The LG 49UF6430 is better TV in this comparison. Check LG 49UF6430 price