LG's compact 4K UHD projector to debut at CES 2018

CES 2018: LG To Unveil First Ever 4K Projector That Can Beam 150-inch Picture

Among the new projectors is the brand's first 4K UHD projector HU80kA that does not look like its peers.

The LG HU80KA can create a 150-inch screen at an unbelievable 2,500 lumens - LG's brightest projector. Companies throng to show off their latest gadgets, make us drool at them, then once everything is over, they reveal the prices. The LG 4K projector supports HDR content so that the images appear life-like and realistic. "LG's 4K UHD projector promises great cinematic experience thanks to its excellent 4K picture quality and portable size, meaning that the movie environment can be created in any room of the house at any time." company said.

Users have the option to hang the projector to the ceiling or simply place it on the floor. On the audio side of things, HU80KA comes with two 7W speakers, but it can easily be connected to external speakers or soundbars via optical output, HDMI or Bluetooth.

While other 4K projectors are short and squat, the HU80KA is a much taller tower that appears to be created to sit directly on the floor rather than on a table or stand. LG engineers and designers took on the challenge of downsizing the 4K UHD projector without sacrificing image quality and came up with a premium device that is half the size of competing 4K projectors while still being easier on the wallet. The right way to go about it is to add it to a sound bar or as most people do, you can always experience the best surround by using an amplifier combined with 5.1 or 7.1 speaker setup to enjoy true theater like experience at home.

LG HU80KA projector includes a webOS 3.5 smart TV interface to access online 4K streaming services.

With the announcement of the LG HU80KA, LG did not mention any pricing or availability for this projector.

The South Korean manufacturer, LG is expanding its reach in CES with a number of products getting ready to be showcased.

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