LG simply took the wraps off a brand new flagship CineBeam ultra-short throw (UST) projector, mannequin HU915QE. The 4K three-channel laser projector blasts a brilliant shiny 3,700 ANSI lumen picture that measures 100 inches when positioned simply 9.8cm (3.9 inches) from a wall, because of a wonderful 0.19 throw ratio.
Different UST projectors just like the AWOL LTV-3500 require a distance of 24.9cm (9.8 inches) to attain that very same 100-inch diagonal image dimension. And whereas which may not sound like a big span, it could possibly simply exceed the width of widespread sideboards the place the projector will dwell.
Higher but, you may place the brand new LG CineBeam 18.3cm (7.2 inches) from an Ambient Mild Rejection (ALR) display for an enormous 120-inch image with improved distinction (to take advantage of the projector’s help for HDR10, HLG, HGiG) and vibrancy, even when daylight creeps into the room. Simply be able to spend one other $1,000 or so within the course of.
The LG HU915QE runs webOS which suggests quick access to all of your favourite streaming providers together with Netflix (which continues to be a problem for Android TV projectors). It additionally has help for display mirroring, Apple’s AirPlay 2, and a pair of USB 2.0 jacks for extra content material sourcing choices. The projector has an built-in 40W 2.2 channel speaker to be used in a pinch, or a trio of HDMI eARC ports to take advantage of your house theater sound setup.
LG says that CineBeam HU915QE will likely be accessible within the first half of 2022, beginning with “key markets in North America, Europe and the Center East, with Latin America and Asia markets to comply with.” LG did not asserting pricing however a fast test on B&H and elsewhere yields a preorder value of $5,996.99, which sounds about proper.