LG HU80KA vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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LG HU80KA
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: LG HU80KA vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HU80KA has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 5030UB.

Advantages LG HU80KA over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU80KA
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 250 W vs 350 W
  • HU80KA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5030UB over LG HU80KA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 40-150 inch
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
8.6
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
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6
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Common

Product

LG HU80KA
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

HU80KA
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

LG
Epson

Reviews

72
11

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-150
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.3/3.2 - 13.1
1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
2400

Contrast ratio

150000:1
600000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 1.58:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
32

Power consumption, W

250
350

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
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

20000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

USB

2
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

7
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.3 - 3.6

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.2x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

6.7/13.2
8.3/18.4
LG HU80KA
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
LG HU80KA
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 8.6
  • 6.3
  • 8.6LG HU80KA
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

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