BenQ HT3050 vs LG HU85LA review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
LG HU85LA

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ HT3050 vs LG HU85LA and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 9 for HU85LA.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over LG HU85LA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 90-120 inch
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 30 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 330 W vs 350 W

Advantages LG HU85LA over BenQ HT3050

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Better brightness: 2700 vs 2000 lumens
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • 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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Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
9
7
10
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
LG HU85LA

Model

HT3050
HU85LA

Brand

BenQ
LG

Reviews

203
18

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2700

Contrast ratio

15000:1
2000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
0.19:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
30

Power consumption, W

330
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

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

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
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

2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x

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

38.5 x 12.7 x 27/14.98 x 4.79 x 10.91
66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
12.2/26.9
BenQ HT3050
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BenQ HT3050
LG HU85LA

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 9
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 9LG HU85LA

The LG HU85LA is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG HU85LA price