ViewSonic PA503W vs LG HU85LA review

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Rating 5 5
ViewSonic PA503W
vs
LG HU85LA

We had a chance to test and compare two models: ViewSonic PA503W vs LG HU85LA and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, PA503W has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 9 for HU85LA.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503W over LG HU85LA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 90-120 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2700 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 350 W

Advantages LG HU85LA over ViewSonic PA503W

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 33 dB
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

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ViewSonic PA503W
6
9
4
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Product

ViewSonic PA503W
LG HU85LA

Model

PA503W
HU85LA

Brand

ViewSonic
LG

Reviews

1649
18

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.9/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2700

Contrast ratio

22000:1
2000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.55:1 - 1.7:1
0.19:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
30

Power consumption, W

260
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

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

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
laser phosphor

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32

Max, C/F

40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 10.9 x 21.8/11.6 x 4.3 x 8.6
66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.22/4.89
12.2/26.9
ViewSonic PA503W
LG HU85LA
ViewSonic PA503W
LG HU85LA

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 9
  • 6ViewSonic PA503W
  • 9LG HU85LA

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