Epson EX3240 vs Optoma HD131Xe review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX3240
vs
Optoma HD131Xe

It makes sense comparing Epson EX3240 vs Optoma HD131Xe because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, EX3240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD131Xe.

Advantages Epson EX3240 over Optoma HD131Xe

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 38-301 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD131Xe over Epson EX3240

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX3240
5.6
Optoma HD131Xe
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX3240
Optoma HD131Xe

Model

EX3240
HD131Xe

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

259
196

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-350
38-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 6.1/4.8 - 19.7
1.5-10/3.2-32.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
18000:1

Throw ratio range

1.45:1 - 1.96:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

291
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.44
2.55 - 2.86

Focal length, mm

16.7
22.37 - 26.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.35x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

30 x 8 x 23/11.81 x 3.15 x x 9
32.2 x 9.6 x 23.3/12.7 x 3.8 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
2.9/6.4
Epson EX3240
Optoma HD131Xe
Epson EX3240
Optoma HD131Xe

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson EX3240
  • 6.6Optoma HD131Xe

The Optoma HD131Xe is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD131Xe price