LG HU85LA vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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Rating 5 5
LG HU85LA
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing LG HU85LA vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HU85LA has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 7 for PowerLite 1781W.

Advantages LG HU85LA over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Bigger projection screen size: 90-120 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 39 dB
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over LG HU85LA

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2700 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 350 W

Common features and specifications

  • Wireless connection
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
9
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
10
6
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Product

LG HU85LA
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

HU85LA
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

LG
Epson

Reviews

18
88

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

90-120
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2700
3200

Contrast ratio

2000000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

0.19:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
39

Power consumption, W

350
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

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

Lamp

Lamp type, W

laser phosphor
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

20000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
1

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12.2/26.9
7.3/16.1
LG HU85LA
Epson PowerLite 1781W
LG HU85LA
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 9
  • 7
  • 9LG HU85LA
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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