LG HU80KA vs Epson EX7220 review

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LG HU80KA
vs
Epson EX7220

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – LG HU80KA vs Epson EX7220. Based on our rating, HU80KA has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for EX7220.

Advantages LG HU80KA over Epson EX7220

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU80KA
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 250 W vs 283 W
  • HU80KA is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 5000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson EX7220 over LG HU80KA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 40-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2500 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Wireless connection
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
8.6
Epson EX7220
6.3
9
6
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Common

Product

LG HU80KA
Epson EX7220

Model

HU80KA
EX7220

Brand

LG
Epson

Reviews

72
116

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-150
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.3/3.2 - 13.1
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2500
3000

Contrast ratio

150000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 1.58:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
37

Power consumption, W

250
283

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

TV tuner
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

20000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

7
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

18.5 x 6.2 x 6.2/47 x 16 x 16
29.4 x7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

6.7/13.2
2.4/5.2
LG HU80KA
Epson EX7220
LG HU80KA
Epson EX7220

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 6.3
  • 8.6LG HU80KA
  • 6.3Epson EX7220

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