Epson EX5240 vs BenQ HT3550 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX5240
vs
BenQ HT3550

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson EX5240 vs BenQ HT3550. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 8 for HT3550.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 350 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson EX5240

  • 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 EX5240
5.6
BenQ HT3550
8
4
8
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
BenQ HT3550

Model

EX5240
HT3550

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

231
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.13:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
30

Power consumption, W

291
350

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
245

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
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

1.58 - 1.72
1.9 - 2.47

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
12 - 15.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.2x
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

29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
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 EX5240
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX5240
BenQ HT3550

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  • 5.6
  • 8
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 8BenQ HT3550

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