LG PF50KA vs Optoma HD27 review

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LG PF50KA
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: LG PF50KA vs Optoma HD27 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, PF50KA has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7 for HD27.

Advantages LG PF50KA over Optoma HD27

  • Lower power consumption, 65 W vs 260 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Optoma HD27 over LG PF50KA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 25-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 600 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 30 dB
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
6.6
Optoma HD27
7
8
6
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Common

Product

LG PF50KA
Optoma HD27

Model

PF50KA
HD27

Brand

LG
Optoma

Reviews

99
646

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

25-100
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 3.2/3 - 9.8
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

600
3200

Contrast ratio

100000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

1.44:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
26

Power consumption, W

65
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

TV tuner
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

1
10

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

17 x 4.8 x 17/6.7 x 1.9 x 6.7
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

0.9/2.2
2.4/5.5
LG PF50KA
Optoma HD27
LG PF50KA
Optoma HD27

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6LG PF50KA
  • 7Optoma HD27

The Optoma HD27 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD27 price