Philips Screeneo U4 vs VAVA 4K: Which Is Better?

Philips Screeneo U4 and VAVA 4K are both DLP projectors with ultra-short throws. Which is Better?

In terms of pricing, Philips Screeneo U4 costs about $1,259 while VAVA 4K costs $2799.99.

For brightness, Philips Screeneo U4 has 400 ISO lumens while VAVA 4K has a brightness of 1,800 ANSI lumens. That’s because VAVA 4K adopts laser as the light source while Philips Screeneo U4 uses LED as the light source.

In terms of throw ratio, Philips Screeneo U4 has a throw ratio of 0.25:1 while VAVA 4K has a throw ratio of 0.23:1, which means that VAVA 4K can project a bigger image with the same throw distance.

For screen size, Philips Screeneo U4 has a max screen size of 80In while VAVA 4K has a max screen size of 150In.

Philips Screeneo U4 has no smart system and memory while VAVA 4K has an Android system and 2G+3G memory.

To conclude, Philips Screeneo U4 is much cheaper for a UST projector while VAVA 4K has better overall performance.

Product Name

Philips Screeneo U4


Product Image Philips Screeneo U4 VAVA 4K
Price $1,259.00 $2,799.99
Our Rating 7.5 8.3
Brand Philips VAVA
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Philips Screeneo U4VAVA 4K
Brand Brand Philips VAVA
Brand Model Brand Model Philips Screeneo U4 VAVA 4K
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 400 ANSI lumens 1,800 ANSI Lumens
Display Chip Display Chip 0.47''DMD
Display Technology Display Technology DLP DLP
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution FHD (1920*1080) 4K
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution 4K
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 370:1 3000:1; 1,500,000:1 (Dynamic)
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 0.25:1 0.23:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Auto Keystone; four-corner keystone Horizontal/Vertical
Lamp Life Lamp Life 30,000 hours 25,000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type LED Laser
Focus technology Focus technology Auto Focus & Manual focus Electric Focus

Projection Parameters

Philips Screeneo U4VAVA 4K
Product type Product type Home projector Laser projector
RAM ram 2GB
Storage Storage 32G
Operating System Operating System Android 7.1
content content Limited options
Image Size Image Size,projector1 15"-80" projection 80”-150”
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:9
Screen color Screen color 108% REC. 709 Rec.709
Image Technology Image Technology HDR 10 HDR
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Yes
3D Stereoscopic film is a type of film that was first introduced in Hollywood on May 24, 1953 when stereoscopic films appeared. Yes
Sound System Sound System Harman Kardon Sound
Projection method Projection method front, rear, ceiling Front, Rear, Ceiling
Time to market Time to market 2022 2019


Philips Screeneo U4VAVA 4K
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports HDMI 2.1 with CEC function
2x HDMI 2.1
Built-in 2.1 speakers (2x15w)
Dual Bluetooth 5.0 connection
USB-A (1.5A max + multimedia player)
Jack 3.5
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
WiFi WiFi No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Yes


Philips Screeneo U4VAVA 4K
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 123.5 x 81.5 x 223.5mm 110 cm x 530 cm x 370 mm
Power Usage Power Usage 90W 360 W
Noise Level Noise Level 24.1 dB 32 dB
Machine weight Machine weight 1.4kgs 10.8 kg
Accessories Accessories ProjectorHDMI Cable
Remote control with 2x AAA battery
Charger and cables
Quick start guide with warranty card(UK, CH, US, EU)
1 x Projector
1 x Remote
1 x 1.5m/5ft Power Cable
1 x Cleaning Cloth
2 x AAA Battery
1 x Manual
Warranty Warranty 2 Year 1 year