BenQ W1080ST vs LG PH450UG review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
LG PH450UG

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - BenQ W1080ST vs LG PH450UG that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7.6 for PH450UG.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over LG PH450UG

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 40-80 inch
  • Better brightness: 2000 vs 450 lumens
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages LG PH450UG over BenQ W1080ST

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 353 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
LG PH450UG
7.6
6
8
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
LG PH450UG

Model

W1080ST
PH450UG

Brand

BenQ
LG

Reviews

232
49

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 720

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1280 x 720

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
40-80

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.2 - 1.1/0.8 - 2.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
450

Contrast ratio

10000:1
100000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
0.29:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33

Power consumption, W

353
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Miracast

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
1

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
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
12.7 x 7.6 x 17.7/ 5.2 x 3.2 x 7.9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
0.9/2.4
BenQ W1080ST
LG PH450UG
BenQ W1080ST
LG PH450UG

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.6
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 7.6LG PH450UG

The LG PH450UG is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG PH450UG price