LG’s new 140-inch 4K laser projector is actually cheaper than its OLED TVs

By September 13, 2019 No Comments

For other people who need the largest display for the least amount of cash, HD projectors have all the time introduced an economical answer – they provide a large number of display actual property for now not some huge cash. 

Sadly the similar hasn’t been true for 4K projectors that, till very lately, have value considerably greater than their tv opposite numbers. 

However LG may just alternate that with its new 4K HDR projector that may retail for not up to the price of its 65-inch OLED TV. 

The brand new projector – the LG HU70LA – guarantees an image as much as 140 inches plus HDR strengthen, WebOS 4.5, and TruMotion, LG’s movement keep an eye on generation, considering $1,799 (round £1,440, AU$2,600). 

To place that quantity in standpoint, LG’s new 65-inch C9 OLED prices $2,499 (£2,799, AU$5,589), this means that the HU70LA will be offering 75-inches extra display for round $700 much less.


The downside this is that the projector handiest places out round 1,500 lumens – round 400ish nits of brightness if you happen to when put next it to a TV – and would require a bit of of area to reach that most display dimension. If you need an extremely brief throw projector and better brightness you’ll must step as much as the brand new LG HU85LA that sells for $6,000 (round £4,860, AU$8,750). 

How does a 4K projector examine to a 4K TV?

There are some professionals and cons about each show applied sciences, however the obvious merit is that TVs are generally brighter and be offering higher distinction, whilst projectors be offering a bigger display dimension. 

With out seeing the LG HU70LA subsequent to the LG C9 OLED it is difficult to match the 2, however in response to the specifications, it sort of feels very most likely  that the above would grasp true right here, too.

What makes this information thrilling, then again, is that we are in the end evaluating apples-to-apples with regards to value and function. Earlier than lets handiest examine 4K TVs to projectors that will value two to 3 occasions as a lot, or examine 4K TVs to HD projectors. We are now at some extent the place we will examine a 4K projector to a 4K TV.

So, when can we understand how shut the 2 house leisure merchandise stack up? Neatly, in line with LG’s web page the projector is ‘coming quickly’ so we may not have lengthy to attend. 

  • Till then, this is our checklist of the most productive projectors in 2019