LG 50UH5500 vs Sceptre U505CV-UMC

LG 50UH5500
vs
Sceptre U505CV-UMC

l would like to share my experience after comparing and testing two solutions – LG 50UH5500 vs Sceptre U505CV-UMC. The screen size of both models is 50 inches. The 50UH5500 from series UH5500, but the opponent belongs to series 5CV. The series LG 50UH5500 has 50, 65 inches diagonals, but in the case of U505CV-UMC only 50 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 refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. The Sceptre U505CV-UMC 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 112.4/44.25 cm/in for Sceptre U505CV-UMC. The LG 50UH5500 has a height of 65.28/25.7 cm/in, compared with a height of 65.7/25.86 cm/in for Sceptre U505CV-UMC. The LG 50UH5500 has a depth of 9.14/3.59 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 8.3/3.26 cm/in for Sceptre U505CV-UMC.

Connections

The 50UH5500 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the U505CV-UMC has 4 HDMIs. 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 LG 50UH5500 can operate at 5 GHz.

Ergonomics

VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 200 x 300.

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
Sceptre U505CV-UMC

Model

50UH5500
U505CV-UMC

Brand

LG
Sceptre

Reviews

18
94

General

Series

UH5500
5CV

Screen sizes in series

50, 65
50

Display

Screen size, inch

50
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

109.55/43.13
109.55/43.13

Display height, cm/in

61.62/24.26
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

91.7
92.76

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

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS
MKV

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video
has not

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
has not

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
black

Width, cm/in

112.78/44.4
112.4/44.25

Height, cm/in

65.28/25.7
65.7/25.86

Depth, cm/in

9.14/3.59
8.3/3.26

Weight, kg/lbs

13.2/29.1
14.1/31.1

Width with stand, cm/in

112.78/44.4
112.4/44.25

Height with stand, cm/in

70.36/27.7
68.5/26.96

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.42/10.4
21.6/8.5

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.7/30.02
15.1/33.29

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

1
1

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
200 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

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.028/0.011
0.051/0.02

Pixel density, ppi

89
50

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

80

Maximum power consumption, W

120

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 18.9
  • 21.3
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500
  • 21.3Sceptre U505CV-UMC

The Sceptre U505CV-UMC is better TV in this comparison. Check Sceptre U505CV-UMC price