LG HU80KA vs BenQ MS524 review

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LG HU80KA
vs
BenQ MS524

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the LG HU80KA vs BenQ MS524 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, HU80KA has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524.

Advantages LG HU80KA over BenQ MS524

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU80KA
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 250 W vs 270 W
  • HU80KA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages BenQ MS524 over LG HU80KA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 40-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
8.6
BenQ MS524
6
9
6
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Common

Product

LG HU80KA
BenQ MS524

Model

HU80KA
MS524

Brand

LG
BenQ

Reviews

72
234

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-150
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.3/3.2 - 13.1
1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2500
3200

Contrast ratio

150000:1
13000:1

Throw ratio range

1.32:1 - 1.58:1
1.86:1 - 2.0:14

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
33

Power consumption, W

250
270

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
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

20000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

7
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.8

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32

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
28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

6.7/13.2
1.9/4.19
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 6
  • 8.6LG HU80KA
  • 6BenQ MS524

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