Epson EX3220 vs BenQ HT3550 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX3220
vs
BenQ HT3550

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson EX3220 vs BenQ HT3550. Based on our rating, EX3220 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 8 for HT3550.

Advantages Epson EX3220 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 350 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson EX3220

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 37 dB
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX3220
5.6
BenQ HT3550
8
4
8
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Common

Product

Epson EX3220
BenQ HT3550

Model

EX3220
HT3550

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

174
242

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1440 x 900
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.4/2.9 - 34.1
0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.13:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

16.77 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
30

Power consumption, W

283
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
245

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.44
1.9 - 2.47

Focal length, mm

16.7
12 - 15.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.35x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

22.8 x 29.4 x 7.8/9 x 11.6 x 3.1
38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
4.2/9.3
Epson EX3220
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX3220
BenQ HT3550

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  • better
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  • 5.6
  • 8
  • 5.6Epson EX3220
  • 8BenQ HT3550

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