It makes sense comparing LG 50UH5500 vs Sony XBR49X900E because they both are able to give some premium features. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 50 and 49 inches respectively. The 50UH5500 belongs to the series UH5500, and the Sony XBR49X900E - X900E. The LG 50UH5500 series has 50, 65 inches diagonals, and XBR49X900E boasts 49, 55, 65, 75 inches diagonals.
Support for 4K/UHD is implemented in both models. Each of the compared devices supports Full HD resolution. The VA display is used in each of the models. The Sony XBR49X900E works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 50UH5500 the refresh rate is 60Hz. Both TVs support High dynamic range (HDR) technology.
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.
The width of the 50UH5500 is 112.78/44.4 cm/in, and for the XBR49X900E it is 109.3/43.03 cm/inches. The height of LG 50UH5500 is 65.28/25.7 cm/in, Sony XBR49X900E of height 63.1/24.84 cm/inches. A depth 50UH5500 is 9.14/3.59 cm/in, the XBR49X900E has 6.2/2.44 cm/in depth.
The 50UH5500 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the XBR49X900E. As for USB, the 50UH5500 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the XBR49X900E. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 50UH5500 and in XBR49X900E. It is possible to connect a mouse or keyboard via Bluetooth to each of the TVs.
VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the Sony XBR49X900E.
You can watch Netflix TV shows and movies on each of the TVs. Hulu is available at each of the competitors.
As for Smart TV, here the competitors are equal and support this feature. Local Dimming technology is available in each model. Voice control is supported by both models and there is no leader. Voice assistant Amazon Alexa is implemented only on XBR49X900E. Devices under consideration can be controlled using the Mobile App.
The Sony XBR49X900E is better TV in this comparison. Check Sony XBR49X900E price