Samsung 55NU8500 vs LG 50UH5500

Samsung 55NU8500
vs
LG 50UH5500

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new TV, but still don't know what exactly you want, the Samsung 55NU8500 vs LG 50UH5500 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the 55NU8500 and 50 inches for the 50UH5500. The 55NU8500 from series NU8500, but the opponent belongs to series UH5500. The series Samsung 55NU8500 has 55, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of 50UH5500 only 50, 65 diagonals are possible.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The screen of these devices is based on the VA display. The 55NU8500 screen has 120 refresh rate, versus the 60 refresh rate in the 50UH5500. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 40W are installed in 55NU8500, but in 55NU8500 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Samsung 55NU8500 has a width of 122.43/48.2 cm/in, compared with a width of 112.78/44.4 cm/in for LG 50UH5500. The Samsung 55NU8500 has a height of 71.12/28 cm/in, compared with a height of 65.28/25.7 cm/in for LG 50UH5500. The Samsung 55NU8500 has a depth of 9.4/3.7 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 9.14/3.59 cm/in for LG 50UH5500.

Connections

The 55NU8500 can operate 4 HDMI connectors, whille the 50UH5500 has 3 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the Samsung 55NU8500, but LG 50UH5500 has 1 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the Samsung 55NU8500 can operate at 5 GHz. Also, in addition to the remote control, you can connect a mouse and keyboard to both TVs via Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 200 vs 200 x 300, 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. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. And because of this, it is possible to control any of these TVs by voice. 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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Common

Product

Samsung 55NU8500
LG 50UH5500

Model

55NU8500
50UH5500

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

214
18

General

Series

NU8500
UH5500

Screen sizes in series

55, 65
50, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

55
50

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

VA
VA

Screen design

curved
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.97/47.62
109.55/43.13

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.79
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

94.5
91.7

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

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

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

40
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI
LPCM, RealAudio, HE-AAC, AMR

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
gray

Width, cm/in

122.43/48.2
112.78/44.4

Height, cm/in

71.12/28
65.28/25.7

Depth, cm/in

9.4/3.7
9.14/3.59

Weight, kg/lbs

17.4/38.36
13.2/29.1

Width with stand, cm/in

122.43/48.2
112.78/44.4

Height with stand, cm/in

78.74/31
70.36/27.7

Depth with stand, cm/in

33.78/13.29
26.42/10.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

19.2/42.33
13.7/30.02

Connections

HDMI

4
3

USB

2
1

Component video input

0
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
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 200
200 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
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

Motion Rate
TruMotion

Backlight technology

Edge LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

240
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.028/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

81
89

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 4.0
webOS 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

115

Maximum power consumption, W

145

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 28.1
  • 18.9
  • 28.1Samsung 55NU8500
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500

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