LG 50UH5500 vs Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA

LG 50UH5500
vs
Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 50UH5500 vs Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 50 and 49 inches respectively. The 50UH5500 belongs to the series UH5500, and the Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA - KU7000. The LG 50UH5500 series has 50, 65 inches diagonals, and UN49KU7000FXZA boasts 40, 43, 49, 55, 65 inches diagonals.

Display

Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The 50UH5500 has the VA display, while UN49KU7000FXZA has the SVA display. The screen refresh rate is 60Hz, the leader can not be selected here.

Audio

Sound in the stereo format is available to each TV. The power of the speakers is identical. Dolby Atmos multi-channel audio format is not supported by both of the tested models.

Dimensions

The width of the 50UH5500 is 112.78/44.4 cm/in, and for the UN49KU7000FXZA it is 109.98/43.29 cm/inches. The height of LG 50UH5500 is 65.28/25.7 cm/in, Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA of height 64.01/25.2 cm/inches. A depth 50UH5500 is 9.14/3.59 cm/in, the UN49KU7000FXZA has 5.59/2.2 cm/in depth.

Connections

Each TV has 3 HDMI connectors. As for USB, the 50UH5500 has 1 ports, compared with 2 ports for the UN49KU7000FXZA. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 50UH5500 and in UN49KU7000FXZA. It is possible to connect a mouse or keyboard via Bluetooth to each of the TVs.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 300 versus 400 x 400 for the Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA.

Streaming

You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.

Features

As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. The 50UH5500 has Local Dimming technology. Voice control is supported by both models and there is no leader. Voice control is not available for these models. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.

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Common

Product

LG 50UH5500
Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA

Model

50UH5500
UN49KU7000FXZA

Brand

LG
Samsung

Reviews

18
263

General

Series

UH5500
KU7000

Screen sizes in series

50, 65
40, 43, 49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

50
49

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

VA
SVA

Screen design

flat
flat

Display width, cm/in

109.55/43.13
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

61.62/24.26
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

91.7
91.98

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
60

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR Premium

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

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

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

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

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
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
black

Width, cm/in

112.78/44.4
109.98/43.29

Height, cm/in

65.28/25.7
64.01/25.2

Depth, cm/in

9.14/3.59
5.59/2.2

Weight, kg/lbs

13.2/29.1
13.9/30.64

Width with stand, cm/in

112.78/44.4
109.98/43.29

Height with stand, cm/in

70.36/27.7
71.37/28.09

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.42/10.4
33.27/13.09

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.7/30.02
16.8/37.04

Connections

HDMI

3
3

USB

1
2

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
400 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu
Vudu, GooglePlay

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
Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Direct LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
8

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.028/0.011
0.027/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

89
91

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Jazz-L, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.0
Tizen 2.4

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

58

Maximum power consumption, W

145

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 18.9
  • 25.7
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500
  • 25.7Samsung UN49KU7000FXZA

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