BenQ W1080ST vs LG HU85LA review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
LG HU85LA

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ W1080ST vs LG HU85LA and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 9 for HU85LA.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over LG HU85LA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 90-120 inch

Advantages LG HU85LA over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HU85LA
  • Better brightness: 2700 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 353 W
  • HU85LA is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

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BenQ W1080ST
6.6
9
6
10
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
LG HU85LA

Model

W1080ST
HU85LA

Brand

BenQ
LG

Reviews

232
18

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2700

Contrast ratio

10000:1
2000000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
0.19:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
30

Power consumption, W

353
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, 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

240
laser phosphor

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

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

31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6
66 x 12.7 x 34.7/26.8 x 5 x 13.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
12.2/26.9
BenQ W1080ST
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BenQ W1080ST
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 6.6
  • 9
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 9LG HU85LA

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