Without too much hype, LG has added a new product to its lineup of ultra-short throw projectors, raising the bar for quality once again, thanks to the CineBeam HU915QE model.
Always among the protagonists of the multimedia scene, in the audio and video field, the South Korean brand LG has not failed to its fame, announcing a new ultra-short throw projector, high-end, called CineBeam HU915QE, arriving on the market within the first half of the current year, according to a price that overseas, in the States, could be around 6,000 dollars.
Placed a step above the HU715Q projector seen in February, the new LG projector measures 680 x 347 x 128 mm: the front has a Kvadrat fabric grille designed to conceal the audio system, 2.2 channels, with a total of 40 watts of power , which the user can transform into a 4.2 channel with two rear wireless satellites connected in Bluetooth. Hidden from view, there are the ports, such as the RJ45 for the Ethernet (however, Wi-Fi is present), the optical digital output, the two USB Type-A, and the three HDMI, including two 2.0b and one with support for ALLM, eARC, UHD @ 60HZ video streams and 24 Gbps bandwidth,
Technically, the LG CineBeam HU915QE smart projector adopts DLP technology with a single 0.66-inch chip equipped with 2716 x 1528 micro-mirrors: thanks to the eXpanded Pixel Resolution upscaling technology, which for each micro-mirror here obtains 2 pixels, UHD resolution is obtained while , in terms of brightness, an RBG laser lighting system comes into play, credited with 20 thousand hours of operation, silent (from 26 to 30 decibels), with a brightness of 3,700 Ansi Lumen, and a 94% coverage for the color gamut DCI-P3. Being equipped with a projection ratio of 0.19: 1, the CineBeam HU915QE ranges from 90 inches achieved at 5.6 cm to 120 inches obtained at 18 cm away from the projection surface, passing through 100 “(9.8 cm) and 110 “(14 cm).
Equipped with support for high dynamic range, HDR, in HLG formats and, with metadata, HDR10, the CineBeam HU915QE projector uses its own image processor to both fluidify videos by interpolating frames with the MEMC here called TruMotion, which for dynamic tone mapping, whereby, once the images are analyzed in real time, a simultaneous rebalancing of the light and dark present in them is carried out.
On the subject of sources, in addition to the aforementioned ports, the mirroring of contents via AirPlay 2 (iOS) and Miracast (Android) come into play thanks to the Smart TV operating system based on webOS 6.0 (which also brings with it Filmmaker Mode) , and the most popular streaming apps (Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Apple TV +, Disney +): control is via the white remote control with Magic Remote pointer.