Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA vs LG 50UH5500

Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA
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 UN49RU8000FXZA 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 49 inches for the UN49RU8000FXZA and 50 inches for the 50UH5500. The UN49RU8000FXZA from series RU8000, but the opponent belongs to series UH5500. The series Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA has 49, 55, 65, 75, 82 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 refresh rate is equal for these TVs - 60. 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. The power of the speakers on rivals is equal. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA has a width of 110.24/43.40 cm/in, compared with a width of 112.78/44.4 cm/in for LG 50UH5500. The Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA has a height of 64.75/25.09 cm/in, compared with a height of 65.28/25.7 cm/in for LG 50UH5500. The Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA has a depth of 5.84/2.29 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 9.14/3.59 cm/in for LG 50UH5500.

Connections

The UN49RU8000FXZA can operate 4 HDMI connectors, whille the 50UH5500 has 3 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA, but LG 50UH5500 has 1 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA 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. Thanks to the display, the Local Dimming function is implemented in the 50UH5500. A voice control via Amazon Alexa is implemented in Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Product

Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA
LG 50UH5500

Model

UN49RU8000FXZA
50UH5500

Brand

Samsung
LG

Reviews

1126
18

General

Series

RU8000
UH5500

Screen sizes in series

49, 55, 65, 75, 82
50, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

49
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

107.29/42.24
109.55/43.13

Display height, cm/in

60.35/23.76
61.62/24.26

Display area, %

92.14
91.7

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
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

MKV, ASF, VOB
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

20
20

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

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

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
gray

Width, cm/in

110.24/43.40
112.78/44.4

Height, cm/in

64.75/25.09
65.28/25.7

Depth, cm/in

5.84/2.29
9.14/3.59

Weight, kg/lbs

14.3/31.53
13.2/29.1

Width with stand, cm/in

110.24/43.40
112.78/44.4

Height with stand, cm/in

27.59/2.29
70.36/27.7

Depth with stand, cm/in

23.62/9.29
26.42/10.4

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

14.6/32.19
13.7/30.02

Connections

HDMI

4
3

USB

2
1

Component video input

0
1

Composite video input

0
1

VGA input

1
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, 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

Dynamic Crystal Color
TruMotion

Backlight technology

Edge LED
Direct LED

Manufacturer

Samsung
LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

240
120

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.0279/0.011
0.028/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

91
89

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 5.0
webOS 3.0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

60

Maximum power consumption, W

125

Standby power consumption, W

0.4
0.5

User manual

Manual

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  • 18.9
  • 26Samsung UN49RU8000FXZA
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500

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