Epson EX5260 vs Optoma HD27 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX5260
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson EX5260 vs Optoma HD27 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, EX5260 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 7 for HD27.

Advantages Epson EX5260 over Optoma HD27

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 3200 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 5000 hours

Advantages Optoma HD27 over Epson EX5260

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 270 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal projection screen size: 30-300 inch
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5260
6
Optoma HD27
7
5
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX5260
Optoma HD27

Model

EX5260
HD27

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

231
646

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9.1/2.9 - 29.8
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.68:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

270
260

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

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

6000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
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
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.49 - 1.72
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

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

30.2 x 9.1 x 25.1/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
2.4/5.5
Epson EX5260
Optoma HD27
Epson EX5260
Optoma HD27

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6
  • 7
  • 6Epson EX5260
  • 7Optoma HD27

The Optoma HD27 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD27 price