1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

LG 49UM7400PLB

LG 50UK6500PLA

SCORE:
90
SCORE:
88

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Quad Core Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • Quad Core Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG 49UM7400PLB to LG 50UK6500PLA to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG 49UM7400PLB gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

LG 49UM7400PLB

LG 50UK6500PLA

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
89
AUDIO FEATURES
84
OTHER FEATURES
97
CONNECTIVITY
93
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
90
DISPLAY
91
VIDEO FEATURES
88
AUDIO FEATURES
76
OTHER FEATURES
79
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
88
 
 

Advantage of LG 49UM7400PLB

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 49UM7400PLB over LG 50UK6500PLA.

LG 49UM7400PLB vs LG 50UK6500PLA
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle vs
Higher DCI P3 Color Space Coverage 90% vs 70%
Lower Minimum Response Time 8 ms vs 9 ms
2K HFR vs
Smart Speaker Compatible vs
LG Smart Speaker vs
Newer Bluetooth Version 5.0 vs 4.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2 vs
LG TV Plus App vs
Smart ThinQ App vs
Amazon Echo Compatible vs
AI UX vs
AI Home vs
AI Recommendation Default: off vs
Intelligent Edit vs
Home Dashboard vs
Auto Device Detection Ready (Requires LG Magic Remote) vs
Apple HomePod vs
Magic Link Default: off vs
Multi-view vs
360 VR vs
Mobile TV On vs
Wi-Fi TV On vs
Bluetooth Low Energy On vs
Instant Game Response ALLM vs
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service) with Samba TV App vs
Hotel Mode vs
Screen Share vs
Time Machine (DVR) vs
Analog DVR vs

Advantage of LG 50UK6500PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 50UK6500PLA over LG 49UM7400PLB.

LG 49UM7400PLB vs LG 50UK6500PLA
More HDMI Inputs 3 vs 4

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Direct LED
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HLG
👍   DTS Digital Surround
👍   Bluetooth Audio Playback
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth
👍   Works with Alexa
WEAKNESSES
👎   No HDR10+
👎   No Dolby Vision
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No Dolby Atmos

Selected Features

VA Panel on LG 50UK6500PLA

LG 50UK6500PLA has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

HDR10

LG 49UM7400PLB and LG 50UK6500PLA support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - LG 49UM7400PLB and here - LG 50UK6500PLA.

BASICS LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
BrandLGLG
SeriesUM74UK65
Model49UM7400PLB50UK6500PLA
Size49"50"
CountryUKUK
Release Year20192018
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
Display TypeLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)48.5"49.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeIPSVA
LED TypeDirect LEDDirect LED
Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage90%70%
Minimum Response Time8 ms9 ms
VIDEO LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
4K HDR4K Active HDR4K Active HDR
HDR Effect
Technicolor Expert Mode
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQuad Core ProcessorQuad Core Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaling4K Upscaling
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 100TruMotion 100
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz100 Hz
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement
AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer Dynamic Color
Noise Reduction NR NR
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance
Sharpness
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel2.0 Channel
Speaker TypeDown FiringDown Firing
Speaker Poer Rating20W20W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound
Surround ModeDTS Virtual:X / ULTRA SurroundULTRA Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice IIIClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning Ready (Requires LG Magic Remote, not supplied with the television)
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version5.04.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Requires LG Magic Remote Google Assistant Built-in Google Assistant features require software update (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Works with Alexa 19.5 MR Amazon Alexa device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
HDMI Inputs34
HDMI Version2.0b2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI 2 HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs22
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs22
Component Inputs11 (shared with Composite)
Composite Inputs11 (shared with Component)
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
CPU Cores44
CPU Frequency1200 MHz1200 MHz
GPU Cores22
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 8 days 8 days
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Application Store LG Content Store LG Content Store
PVR Function
On-Screen Display Languages3636
LG AI ThinQ®
Speech to Text
LG Voice Search
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI RecommendationDefault: off
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection Ready (Requires LG Magic Remote)
Apple HomePod
Voice Recognition Intelligent Voice Recognition Intelligent Voice Recognition (Magic Remote Required, Sold Separately)
Magic LinkDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)
Gallery Mode
Multi-view
DIAL
Music Player
360 VR
Mobile TV On
Wi-Fi TV On
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Instant Game Response ALLM
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service) with Samba TV App
Hotel Mode
Screen Share
Digital Recording
Time Shift
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
Analog DVR
HEVC
VIDEO FORMATS LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM LPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM L
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2DVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-CDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2DVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+CI+ 1.4CI+ 1.4
GENERAL LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
Energy EfficiencyAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)80 W89 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1110 mm x 650 mm x 81.1 mm1128 mm x 658 mm x 86 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1110 mm x 704 mm x 249 mm1128 mm x 716 mm x 231 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1197 mm x 810 mm x 175 mm1215 mm x 775 mm x 162 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand11.1 kg11.5 kg
Weight With Stand12.2 kg11.7 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)14.7 kg14.3 kg
ACCESSORIES LG 49UM7400PLB LG 50UK6500PLA
RemoteL-ConL-Con
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible Sold Separately Sold Separately

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