Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung RU7100 is better.

In this review of Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300, Samsung RU7300 is better because it can deliver deep blacks as it has high native contrast ratio, has good gray uniformity and better color accuracy out of the box and has low input lag.

Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Samsung RU7100 has VESA 200×200 while LG UM7300 has VESA 300×300

Borders; Samsung RU7100 has 0.60” (1.5cm) while LG UM7300 has 0.63” (1.6cm)

Max thickness; Samsung RU7100 is 2.25” (5.7cm) whereas LG UM7300 has 3.46” (8.8cm)

Max temperature; Samsung RU7100 has 114oF (45oC) while LG UM7300 has 95oF (35oC)

Average temperature; Samsung RU7100 has 95oF (35oC) while LG UM7300 has 91oF (33oC)

Bottom line: Samsung RU7100 is better

Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung RU7100 has 5650:1 while LG UM7300 has 1105:1

Local dimming; Samsung RU7100 and LG UM7300 don’t have.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung RU7100 has 289cd/m2 while LG UM7300 has 277cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung RU7100 has 278cd/m2 while LG UM7300 has 322cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung RU7100 has Samsung RU7100 has 7.5 while LG UM7300 has 7.6

50% Std. Dev; Samsung RU7100 has 3.441% while LG UM7300 has 3.857%

50% DSE; Samsung RU7100 has 0.172% whereas LG UM7300 has 0.179%

Viewing angle; Samsung RU7100 has 5.4 while LG UM7300 has 7.0

Black uniformity; Samsung RU7100 has 7.9 while LG UM7300 has 6.7

Native Std. Dev; Samsung RU7100 has 0.892% whereas LG UM7300 has 1.557%

Total reflections; Samsung RU7100 has 6.0% whereas LG UM7300 has 3.2%

Pre-calibration; Samsung RU7100 has 8.3 while LG UM7300 has 6.8

White balance dE; Samsung RU7100 has 1.77 while LG UM7300 has 4.00

Color dE; Samsung RU7100 has 2.82 while LG UM7300 has 3.11

Gamma; Samsung RU7100 has 2.08 while LG UM7300 has 2.37

Picture mode; Samsung RU7100 has movie while LG UM7300 has Expert (Dark Room)

Post calibration; Samsung RU7100 has 9.3 while LG UM7300 has 9.6

White balance dE; Samsung RU7100 has 0.60 while LG UM7300 has 0.23

Color dE; Samsung RU7100 has 1.60 while LG UM7300 has 1.14

Gamma; Samsung RU7100 has 2.20, the same as LG UM7300.

Color volume; Samsung RU7100 has 5.9 whereas LG UM7300 has 5.7

Bottom line: Samsung RU7100 is better

Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung RU7100 has 19.5ms while LG UM7300 has 12.4ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Samsung RU7100 has optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation 30fps

24p Judder; LG UM7300 is judder-free

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 60Hz

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have

Bottom line: LG UM7300 is better

Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300: INPUTS

Input lag; the two TVs have 9.9

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 8.3

Total inputs; each TV has 3 HDMI, 2 USB, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 shared component in, 1 shared composite in, 1 Tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support. Samsung RU7100 supports HDR10+.

Audio pass-through; the two TVs support ARC, 1.5 Dolby Digital and 1.5 DTS.

Bottom line: the two TVs have similar input features.

Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency response; Samsung RU7100 has 80.00Hz whereas LG UM7300 has 119.87Hz

Max; Samsung RU7100 has 84.8dB SPL while LG UM7300 has 85.5dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung RU7100 has 1.406 while LG UM7300 has 0.600

IMD @ Max; Samsung RU7100 has 2.17% while LG UM7300 has 18.70%

Bottom line: Samsung RU7100 is better

Samsung RU7100 Vs LG UM7300: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung RU7100 operates on Tizen version 2019 (reduced features) while LG UM7300 on WebOS version 4.5.

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

Ads; they both have ads.

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features

Remote; Samsung RU7100 has medium while LG UM7300 large

TV controls; they both have TV controls.

Bottom line: LG UM7300 is better

Conclusion

Samsung RU7100 is a better TV in this review as it can deliver deep blacks as it has high native contrast ratio, has good gray uniformity and better color accuracy out of the box and has low input lag.