Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung MU9000 is better

In this review, Samsung MU9000 is better when we compare Samsung MU9000 Vs LG SJ9500 as it is a perfect solution for a dark room with direct seating, has significantly better contrast ratio, better black uniformity that is great in HDR movies in dark rooms, better SDR peak brightness and reflection handling which makes it good for TV shows and sports in a bright room.

Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Samsung MU9000 has VESA 400×400 whereas LG SJ9500 has VESA 300×200.

Borders; Samsung MU9000 has 0.39” (1.0cm) whereas LG SJ9500 has 0.43” (1.1cm)

Max thickness; Samsung MU9000 is 1.89” (4.8cm) while LG SJ9500 is 2.17” (5.5cm)

Max temperature; Samsung MU9000 has 100oF (38oC) while LG SJ9500 has 109oF (43oC)

Average temperature; Samsung MU9000 has 90oF (32oC) whereas LG SJ9500 has 95oF (35oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs have similar design features.

Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung MU9000 has 6023:1 while LG SJ9500 has 1547:1

Local dimming; both TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU9000 has 402cd/m2 whereas LG SJ9500 has 348cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU9000 has 424cd/m2 while LG SJ9500 has 360cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung MU9000 has 7.6 whereas LG SJ9500 has 6.6.

50% Std. Dev; Samsung MU9000 has 4.064% whereas LG SJ9500 is 4.864%.

50% DSE; Samsung MU9000 has 0.168% while LG SJ9500 has 0.232%.

Viewing angle; Samsung MU9000 has 4.2 whereas LG SJ9500 has 6.4.

Black uniformity; Samsung MU9000 has 6.9 whereas LG SJ9500 has 5.0

Native Std. Dev; Samsung MU9000 has 1.409% while LG SJ9500 has 1.942%

Total reflections; Samsung MU9000 has 1.9% while LG SJ9500 has 3.3%

Pre calibration; Samsung MU9000 has 8.5 whereas LG SJ9500 has 7.3

White balance dE; Samsung MU9000 has 1.96 while LG SJ9500 has 3.66

Color dE; Samsung MU9000 has 2.16 whereas LG SJ9500 has 2.43

Gamma; Samsung MU9000 has 2.18 whereas LG SJ9500 has 2.24.

Post calibration; Samsung MU9000 and LG SJ9500 have 9.6

White balance dE; Samsung MU9000 has 0.24 whereas LG SJ9500 has 0.11

Color dE; Samsung MU9000 has 1.05 while LG SJ9500 has 1.12

Gamma; Samsung MU9000 has 2.21 whereas LG SJ9500 has 2.20.

Bottom line: Samsung MU9000 is better.

Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung MU9000 has 13.8ms whereas LG SJ9500 has 15.6ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two TVs have optional BFI.

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation (30fps) and (60fps).

Variable refresh rate; both TVs don’t have.

Native refresh rate; both TVs have 120Hz.

Bottom line: Samsung MU9000 is better.

Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung MU9000 has 8.9 whereas LG SJ9500 has 9.5

Supported resolutions; Samsung MU9000 has 8.2 while LG SJ9500 has 9.1

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. LG SJ9500 has 1 composite in.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi. LG SJ9500 supports Dolby Vision and USB 3.0

Audio pass-through; each TV supports ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: LG SJ9500 is better.

Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung MU9000 has 89.80Hz while LG SJ9500 has 75.51Hz.

Max; Samsung MU9000 has 89.dB SPL whereas LG SJ9500 has 93.1dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung MU9000 has 1.102 whereas LG SJ9500 has 0.840

IMD @ Max; Samsung MU9000 has 11.66% whereas LG SJ9500 has 85.78%

Bottom line: LG SJ9500 is better.

Samsung MU9000 vs LG SJ9500: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung MU9000 operates on Tizen version 2017 while LG SJ9500 on WebOS version 3.7.

Interface; the two TVs are easy to use with average smoothness.

Ads; both TVs have ads.

Apps and features; both TVs have apps and features.

Remote; Samsung MU9000 has small while LG SJ9500 has large.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: LG SJ9500 is better.

Conclusion

Samsung MU9000 is better because it is a perfect solution for a dark room with direct seating, has significantly better contrast ratio, better black uniformity that is great in HDR movies in dark rooms, better SDR peak brightness and reflection handling which makes it good for TV shows and sports in a bright room.