New LG CineBeam 4K laser projector launches over CES 2021 – here is what it prices
The brand new LG CineBeam HU810P 4K laser projector is launching off the again of the CES 2021 expo, with the subsequent iteration of LG’s completed projector vary touchdown on January 18.
We first heard in regards to the HU810P in September 2020, when LG introduced the brand new mannequin, although we now have a launch date, and even a price ticket – with the HU810P set to retail at $2,999 (round £2,00 / AU$3,900).
However what makes the brand new CineBeam projector so particular? Effectively, it has an enormous vary of flexibility in relation to the projection measurement, from a compact 40 inches to an enormous 300-inch picture. That most measurement is round twice what we might anticipate from a projector of this value and specification.
It’s going to work each in small and huge properties, then, and permit some wiggle room for individuals who have a tendency to maneuver their projector between totally different rooms.
You are additionally getting 2,700 lumens of brightness, which matches the superb HU85LA CineBeam extremely short-throw projector we reviewed final 12 months, with 10-bit colour and help for 97% of the DCI-P3 colour house.
There’s additionally help for HDR10 and HLG, the sensible webOS sensible TV platform, and the Disney Plus streaming service. These of you who may need to arrange next-gen gaming consoles just like the PS5 and Xbox Sequence X with this projector, too, can be blissful to understand it comes with a single HDMI 2.1 (and eARC) alongside two common HDMI 2.0 inputs. You may also join it over Bluetooth.
The CES 2021 expo hasn’t been full of projector bulletins, which can have one thing to do with the occasion shifting on-line and a few producers not feeling beholden to the same old custom of unveiling new tech in early January.
We did, nevertheless, hear about various new projectors in late 2020, together with LG’s HU810P CineBeam, in addition to the Samsung Premiere tri-color laser projector.
The Premiere marks a return to high-end projectors for Samsung, incomes the producer 5 stars in our evaluation for its colourful photos, excessive brightness, and fully-fledged Tizen interface (often saved for brand new Samsung TVs).
Nevertheless, the Premiere’s $6,490 / £6,999 / AU$10,999 price ticket will hold it out of attain for a lot of, and the CineBeam is retailing for lower than half that quantity – additionally with a fleshed-out webOS sensible TV platform instead of the patched-together interfaces so typically discovered on projectors.
We’ll be placing the HU810P to check in our upcoming evaluation, so do hold a watch out for it within the coming weeks.
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