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LG's new smart projector is a more affordable way to throw 4K on your wall

New projector has the smarts, but skimps on the lumens

LG's new projector is actually affordable
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It's CEDIA this week, which means, among other things, plenty of absurdly expensive home theaters – but LG's new 4K UHD CineBeam projector is a surprisingly affordable option amidst the high-end AV setups on show.

The new projector displays what LG describes as a "rich" picture up to 140 inches in size (diagonally) with a 3,840 x 2,160 resolution and a brightness of 1500 ANSI lumens.

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It's a downgrade from LG's CineBeam Ultra Short Throw edition, particularly in lumens, but that one will set you back $3,000 – this one costs $1,799.

There's support for HDR10 here too, but not HDR10+ or Dolby Vision – which may be a dealbreaker for some of you.

The projector also comes with Google Assistant built into the remote, and runs Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and other apps through LG's webOS software – so you can order the Assistant to load up movies and shows, and control playback.

The 4K projector market is in need of more reasonable options. The CineBeam 4K isn't boasting the best specs around, certainly, but will give you more screen space at a cheaper price than some of the better 4K TVs around right now.

The projector is on LG's website for your perusal, and will be available at "select retailers" this October.


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