LG 50UH5500 vs Sony XBR49X900E

LG 50UH5500
vs
Sony XBR49X900E

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.

Display

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.

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 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.

Connections

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.

Ergonomics

VESA sizes differ and amount to 200 x 300 versus 200 x 200 for the Sony XBR49X900E.

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. 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.

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Common

Product

LG 50UH5500
Sony XBR49X900E

Model

50UH5500
XBR49X900E

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

18
807

General

Series

UH5500
X900E

Screen sizes in series

50, 65
49, 55, 65, 75

Display

Screen size, inch

50
49

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
107.29/42.24

Display height, cm/in

61.62/24.26
60.35/23.76

Display area, %

91.7
93.89

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

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

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

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
black

Width, cm/in

112.78/44.4
109.3/43.03

Height, cm/in

65.28/25.7
63.1/24.84

Depth, cm/in

9.14/3.59
6.2/2.44

Weight, kg/lbs

13.2/29.1
12.6/27.78

Width with stand, cm/in

112.78/44.4
109.3/43.03

Height with stand, cm/in

70.36/27.7
68.5/26.96

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.42/10.4
23.6/9.29

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.7/30.02
13.8/30.42

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
200 x 200

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
Direct LED

Manufacturer

LG Display
VA

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
960

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.028/0.011
0.027/0.011

Pixel density, ppi

89
91

Processor

Model

Quad-core
ARM Cortex-A53, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.0
Android 7.0 Nougat

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

Maximum power consumption, W

155

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • 18.9
  • 25.9
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500
  • 25.9Sony XBR49X900E

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