BenQ HT3550 vs Epson EX5260 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3550
vs
Epson EX5260

The BenQ HT3550 vs Epson EX5260 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, HT3550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6 for EX5260.

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson EX5260

  • 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

Advantages Epson EX5260 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 350 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3550
8
Epson EX5260
6
8
5
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3550
Epson EX5260

Model

HT3550
EX5260

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

242
231

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5
0.9 - 9.1/2.9 - 29.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2000
3600

Contrast ratio

30000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.13:1 - 1.47:1
1.48:1 - 1.68:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
37

Power consumption, W

350
270

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, 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

245
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.9 - 2.47
1.49 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

12 - 15.6
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

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3
30.2 x 9.1 x 25.1/11.9 x 3.6 x 9.9

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.3
2.8/6.2
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX5260
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX5260

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 8
  • 6
  • 8BenQ HT3550
  • 6Epson EX5260

The BenQ HT3550 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ HT3550 price