LG plans to showcase its first 4K UHD projector at CES 2018; claims that it's half the size of competitors

LG has attributed this compact size and the upright design to the mirrorless I-shaped engine.

LG is planning to unveil its first 4K UHD projector at CES 2018 in a bid to step up its game in the increasingly diversified market of Home entertainment systems. LG claims to have designed the projector, part of the HU80K series, in such a way that its size is nearly half that of conventional UHD projectors while still providing the same level of image quality.

LG 4K UHD monitor. LG

LG 4K UHD monitor. LG

LG has attributed this compact size and the upright design to the mirrorless I-shaped engine, which, according to LG, " gives the projector the capability to show perfect images whether it is placed on the ground, mounted on the wall or hanging from the ceiling." LG's 4K UHD projector can create a 150-inch screen at 2,500 lumens, which makes this LG's brightest projector. The projector also supports HDR content (HDR-10) and it's webOS 3.5 smart TV interface can access popular streaming services that provide 4K content.

"At this year’s CES event, we are excited to bring value to consumers with our first 4K UHD projector, which delivers the highest resolution we’ve ever offered in a compact size,” said Chang Ik-hwan, head of LG’s IT business division. “LG’s 4K UHD projector will lead the way in changing how consumers view 4K content in any room in the home, wherever there’s an audience.”

The projector also comes with two 7 W speakers alongside connectivity options for USB, Ethernet, HDMI, and wireless support for keyboard and mouse. LG says that its portable MiniBeam Projector featuring webOS 3.5 and Full HD resolution will also be showcased at CES as well. Stay tuned to our website for the latest news on CES 2018.


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