Epson 5050UB vs LG HU85LA review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 5050UB
vs
LG HU85LA

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson 5050UB vs LG HU85LA and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, 5050UB has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 9 for HU85LA.

Advantages Epson 5050UB over LG HU85LA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 90-120 inch

Advantages LG HU85LA over Epson 5050UB

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Better brightness: 2700 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 31 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 373 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 2

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Epson 5050UB
8
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8
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Common

Product

Epson 5050UB
LG HU85LA

Model

5050UB
HU85LA

Brand

Epson
LG

Reviews

140
18

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
2700

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
2000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
0.19:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

31
30

Power consumption, W

373
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
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

4000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

2
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
5

Sound type

has not
stereo

Lens

F-number

2-3

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7

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

52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7
66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7

Weight, kg/pounds

11.2/24.7
12.2/26.9
Epson 5050UB
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Epson 5050UB
LG HU85LA

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 8
  • 9
  • 8Epson 5050UB
  • 9LG HU85LA

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