LG PF1000UW vs Optoma UHD50 review

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LG PF1000UW
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Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: LG PF1000UW vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, PF1000UW has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages LG PF1000UW over Optoma UHD50

  • Lower noise level, 21 dB vs 28 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 100 W vs 348 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over LG PF1000UW

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 60-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 1000 lumens
  • UHD50 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
LG PF1000UW
7.6
Optoma UHD50
8.6
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Common

Product

LG PF1000UW
Optoma UHD50

Model

PF1000UW
UHD50

Brand

LG
Optoma

Reviews

145
252

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-100
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

0.4 - 0.7/1.4 - 1.8
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1000
2400

Contrast ratio

150000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

0.31:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

21
28

Power consumption, W

100
348

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

Miracast, TV tuner
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

3
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

13 x 11 x 31/5.1 x 4.3 x 12.2
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/4.2
4.9/11.8
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7.6
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  • 7.6LG PF1000UW
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

The Optoma UHD50 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma UHD50 price