LG HU85LA vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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LG HU85LA
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: LG HU85LA vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HU85LA has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 5030UB.

Advantages LG HU85LA over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Better brightness: 2700 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 32 dB
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5030UB over LG HU85LA

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

Common features and specifications

  • Equal power consumption: 350 W
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
9
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
10
6
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Common

Product

LG HU85LA
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

HU85LA
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

LG
Epson

Reviews

18
11

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

90-120
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2700
2400

Contrast ratio

2000000:1
600000:1

Throw ratio range

0.19:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
32

Power consumption, W

350
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

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

Lamp

Lamp type, W

laser phosphor
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)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
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

5
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

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

66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

12.2/26.9
8.3/18.4
LG HU85LA
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
LG HU85LA
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 6.3
  • 9LG HU85LA
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

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