The LG CineBeam HU80KA is available now for a price of $3,000

- Oct 5, 2018

LG announced that it turned into getting into the 4K projector space at CES in this year with the HU80KA, a diminutive, box-sized projector that may output a one hundred fifty-inch picture at up to 2,500 lumens of brightness. however in case you want to pick out one up, it received’t be cheap: LG is pronouncing that it’ll cost $3,000 when it launches later this week.

You’re getting what looks as if a quite satisfactory projector in your money, although. Similarly to the 4K resolution, there’s support for the HDR10 standard, integrated 7-watt audio system, optical audio, HDMI, and Bluetooth. The HU80KA also runs LG’s webOS smart tv software program, similar to its different 4K displays, so you’ll have clean get access to all your streaming systems.

LG HU80KA 4K Smart Home Theater Projector Features

That is also LG’s brightest projector yet, able to show a 150-inch photograph at 2,500 lumens, even as its HD projectors top out at 2,000 lumens. To take benefit of this extra brightness, the HU80KA additionally supports high dynamic range thru HDR10, though unfortunately, Dolby vision doesn’t appear to be supported. Integrated 7-watt audio system provide sufficient audio power if you’re bringing the projector with you, but you could without difficulty connect it to an external speaker system or sound bar using the optical output, HDMI, or wirelessly thru Bluetooth.

When it comes to content, you can obviously plug external streaming devices or Blu-ray players in via HDMI, but as the projector runs LG’s webOS 3.5, plenty of streaming apps are built in. Netflix, Sling TV, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu are just some of the apps available for the platform, with 4K streaming available for apps that support it. The projector can also play media off of a USB drive, giving you plenty of portable options.

LG HU80KA 4K Smart Home Theater Projector Price

The LG CineBeam 4K Laser Projector is available now at select retailers across the United States at a suggested price of $3,000, which is less than you’d pay for LG’s own C8 65-inch OLED.

EDTechUp – Technology Review © 2019 - All Rights Reserved