Hitachi 55R80 vs LG 50UH5500

Hitachi 55R80
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 Hitachi 55R80 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 55R80 and 50 inches for the 50UH5500. The 55R80 from series R80, but the opponent belongs to series UH5500. The series Hitachi 55R80 has 49, 55 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 55R80 screen has 120 refresh rate, versus the 60 refresh rate in the 50UH5500. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 16W are installed in 55R80, but in 55R80 has speakers with a power of 20W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Hitachi 55R80 has a width of 122.8/48.34 cm/in, compared with a width of 112.78/44.4 cm/in for LG 50UH5500. The Hitachi 55R80 has a height of 71.1/28 cm/in, compared with a height of 65.28/25.7 cm/in for LG 50UH5500. The Hitachi 55R80 has a depth of 7.6/3.1 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 9.14/3.59 cm/in for LG 50UH5500.

Connections

In each model, manufacturers provide 3 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 Hitachi 55R80 can operate at 5 GHz.

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. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 50UH5500. 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

Hitachi 55R80
LG 50UH5500

Model

55R80
50UH5500

Brand

Hitachi
LG

Reviews

7
18

General

Series

R80
UH5500

Screen sizes in series

49, 55
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

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

120.96/47.62
109.55/43.13

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.78
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

93.12
91.7

Display colors

1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120
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

MKV, TS
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

16
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

has not
LPCM, RealAudio, HE-AAC, AMR

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
gray

Width, cm/in

122.8/48.34
112.78/44.4

Height, cm/in

71.1/28
65.28/25.7

Depth, cm/in

7.6/3.1
9.14/3.59

Weight, kg/lbs

18.2/40.12
13.2/29.1

Width with stand, cm/in

122.8/48.34
112.78/44.4

Height with stand, cm/in

76.2/30
70.36/27.7

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.9/10.6
26.42/10.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

19.1/42.11
13.7/30.02

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
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)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
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

YouTube
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

TruMotion

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.028/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

80
89

Processor

Model

Dual-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Smart TV
webOS 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

50

Maximum power consumption, W

125

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 21.4
  • 19.9
  • 21.4Hitachi 55R80
  • 19.9LG 50UH5500

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