LG 50UH5500 vs Sony KDL60R510A

LG 50UH5500
vs
Sony KDL60R510A

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – LG 50UH5500 vs Sony KDL60R510A. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 50 inches for the 50UH5500 and 60 inches for the KDL60R510A. The 50UH5500 from series UH5500, but the opponent belongs to series R510A. The series LG 50UH5500 has 50, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of KDL60R510A only 60 diagonals are possible.

Display

The 4K/UHD video playback is implemented only in 50UH5500. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The 50UH5500 has VA display, while the KDL60R510A has LCD display. The 50UH5500 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the KDL60R510A. The Sony KDL60R510A allows viewing 3D content.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The LG 50UH5500 has a width of 112.78/44.4 cm/in, compared with a width of 135.68/53.41 cm/in for Sony KDL60R510A. The LG 50UH5500 has a height of 65.28/25.7 cm/in, compared with a height of 78.61/30.95 cm/in for Sony KDL60R510A. The LG 50UH5500 has a depth of 9.14/3.59 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.6/3.38 cm/in for Sony KDL60R510A.

Connections

The 50UH5500 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the KDL60R510A has 4 HDMIs. There are 1 USB ports available on the LG 50UH5500, but Sony KDL60R510A has 3 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the LG 50UH5500 can operate at 5 GHz.

Ergonomics

VESA wall mount options are different and are 200 x 300 vs 300 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. 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

LG 50UH5500
Sony KDL60R510A

Model

50UH5500
KDL60R510A

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

18
53

General

Series

UH5500
R510A

Screen sizes in series

50, 65
60

Display

Screen size, inch

50
60

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Display type

VA
LCD

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

109.55/43.13
131.69/51.84

Display height, cm/in

61.62/24.26
74.07/29.16

Display area, %

91.7
92.14

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
QuickTime

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, HE-AAC, AMR
LPCM, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
black

Width, cm/in

112.78/44.4
135.68/53.41

Height, cm/in

65.28/25.7
78.61/30.95

Depth, cm/in

9.14/3.59
8.6/3.38

Weight, kg/lbs

13.2/29.1
19/41.9

Width with stand, cm/in

112.78/44.4
135.68/53.41

Height with stand, cm/in

70.36/27.7
83.48/32.86

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.42/10.4
30.48/12

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.7/30.02
20.2/44.53

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

1
3

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

200 x 300
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu
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
Motionflow XR

Backlight technology

Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
240

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.028/0.011
0.034/0.013

Pixel density, ppi

89
74

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.0
Android

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

92

Maximum power consumption, W

208

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 18.9
  • 22.9
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500
  • 22.9Sony KDL60R510A

The Sony KDL60R510A is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony KDL60R510A price