LG 50UH5500 vs Sony XBR55X810C

LG 50UH5500
vs
Sony XBR55X810C

The present review is aimed to compare two TVs - LG 50UH5500 vs Sony XBR55X810C that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. The biggest difference between TVs is screen size, namely 50 and 55 inches respectively. The 50UH5500 belongs to the series UH5500, and the Sony XBR55X810C - X810C. The LG 50UH5500 series has 50, 65 inches diagonals, and XBR55X810C boasts 55, 65 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 XBR55X810C works with 120Hz refresh rate, for LG 50UH5500 the refresh rate is 60Hz.

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 XBR55X810C it is 124.5/49 cm/inches. The height of LG 50UH5500 is 65.28/25.7 cm/in, Sony XBR55X810C of height 73/28.74 cm/inches. A depth 50UH5500 is 9.14/3.59 cm/in, the XBR55X810C has 8.1/3.14 cm/in depth.

Connections

The 50UH5500 has 3 HDMI connectors versus 4 connectors in the XBR55X810C. As for USB, the 50UH5500 has 1 ports, compared with 3 ports for the XBR55X810C. These rivals can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Support for WI-FI 5GHz is implemented both in 50UH5500 and in XBR55X810C. 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 300 x 300 for the Sony XBR55X810C.

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
Sony XBR55X810C

Model

50UH5500
XBR55X810C

Brand

LG
Sony

Reviews

18
316

General

Series

UH5500
X810C

Screen sizes in series

50, 65
55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

50
55

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
120.97/47.62

Display height, cm/in

61.62/24.26
68.04/26.79

Display area, %

91.7
90.58

Display colors

1.07 billion
16.7 million

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

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, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

gray
black

Width, cm/in

112.78/44.4
124.5/49

Height, cm/in

65.28/25.7
73/28.74

Depth, cm/in

9.14/3.59
8.1/3.14

Weight, kg/lbs

13.2/29.1
13.4/29.5

Width with stand, cm/in

112.78/44.4
124.5/49

Height with stand, cm/in

70.36/27.7
77/30.31

Depth with stand, cm/in

26.42/10.4
24.6/9.68

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

13.7/30.02
18.4/40.57

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
300 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu
Vudu, CinemaNow, 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
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
0.031/0.012

Pixel density, ppi

89
81

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 3.0
Android 5.0 Lollipop

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70

Maximum power consumption, W

196

Standby power consumption, W

0.5
0.5

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 18.9
  • 24.7
  • 18.9LG 50UH5500
  • 24.7Sony XBR55X810C

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