BenQ MS524AE vs LG HU80KA review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
LG HU80KA

It makes sense comparing BenQ MS524AE vs LG HU80KA because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 8.6 for HU80KA.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over LG HU80KA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 40-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2500 lumens

Advantages LG HU80KA over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU80KA
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 250 W vs 260 W
  • HU80KA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

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Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
8.6
4
9
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
LG HU80KA

Model

MS524AE
HU80KA

Brand

BenQ
LG

Reviews

56
72

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
40-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
1.1 - 4.3/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
150000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.32:1 - 1.58:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
30

Power consumption, W

260
250

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
TV tuner

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
7

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

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

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7
18.5 x 6.2 x 6.2/47 x 16 x 16

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
6.7/13.2
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8.6
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 8.6LG HU80KA

The LG HU80KA is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG HU80KA price