BenQ HT3050 vs Epson EX5240 review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
Epson EX5240

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the BenQ HT3050 vs Epson EX5240 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.6 for EX5240.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Epson EX5240

  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson EX5240 over BenQ HT3050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Epson EX5240
5.6
7
4
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Epson EX5240

Model

HT3050
EX5240

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

209
266

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2000
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.48:1 - 1.77:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
37

Power consumption, W

330
291

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

38.5 x 12.7 x 27/14.98 x 4.79 x 10.91
29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
2.4/5.2
BenQ HT3050
Epson EX5240
BenQ HT3050
Epson EX5240

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.6
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 5.6Epson EX5240

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