Epson EX5240 vs BenQ W1080ST review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX5240
vs
BenQ W1080ST

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Epson EX5240 vs BenQ W1080ST comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, EX5240 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for W1080ST.

Advantages Epson EX5240 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson EX5240

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5240
5.6
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX5240
BenQ W1080ST

Model

EX5240
W1080ST

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

231
232

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
38-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.77:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
33

Power consumption, W

291
353

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
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
5000

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
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.2x
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
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
31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
2.8/6.2
Epson EX5240
BenQ W1080ST
Epson EX5240
BenQ W1080ST

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  • better
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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson EX5240
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST

The BenQ W1080ST is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ W1080ST price

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