Epson EX5240 vs LG PH550 review

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Epson EX5240
vs
LG PH550

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Epson EX5240 vs LG PH550 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 7.6 for PH550.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over LG PH550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 25-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 550 lumens

Advantages LG PH550 over Epson EX5240

  • Lower power consumption, 60 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 5000 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
7.6
4
8
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
LG PH550

Model

EX5240
PH550

Brand

Epson
LG

Reviews

231
92

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1280 x 720

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
25-100

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
0.7 - 3.1/1.8 - 9.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
550

Contrast ratio

15000:1
100000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
1.39:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37

Power consumption, W

291
60

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
TV tuner, Bluetooth sound out

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
1

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
15.2 x 2.5 x 10.1/ 6.9 x 1.7 x 4.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
0.4/1.4
Epson EX5240
LG PH550
Epson EX5240
LG PH550

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.6
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 7.6LG PH550

The LG PH550 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check LG PH550 price