Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs LG HU85LA review

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Epson Home Cinema 3500
vs
LG HU85LA

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson Home Cinema 3500 vs LG HU85LA and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 3500 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 9 for HU85LA.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3500 over LG HU85LA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 90-120 inch

Advantages LG HU85LA over Epson Home Cinema 3500

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Better brightness: 2700 vs 2500 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 385 W
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

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Epson Home Cinema 3500
7.3
9
6
10
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 3500
LG HU85LA

Model

Home Cinema 3500
HU85LA

Brand

Epson
LG

Reviews

111
18

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 11.5/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
2700

Contrast ratio

70000:1
2000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 2.15:1
0.19:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
30

Power consumption, W

385
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
TV tuner, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
laser phosphor

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.6x

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

32 x 16.2 x 40.8/12.6 x 6.4 x 16.1
66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.3/9.52
12.2/26.9
Epson Home Cinema 3500
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Epson Home Cinema 3500
LG HU85LA

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 9
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 3500
  • 9LG HU85LA

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