Epson EX5260 vs Optoma UHD50 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX5260
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson EX5260 vs Optoma UHD50 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 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages Epson EX5260 over Optoma UHD50

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 270 W vs 348 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over Epson EX5260

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 37 dB
  • UHD50 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX5260
6
Optoma UHD50
8.6
5
8
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Common

Product

Epson EX5260
Optoma UHD50

Model

EX5260
UHD50

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

266
299

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9.1/2.9 - 29.8
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2400

Contrast ratio

15000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.68:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
28

Power consumption, W

270
348

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
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

6000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.49 - 1.72
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

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
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
4.9/11.8
Epson EX5260
Optoma UHD50
Epson EX5260
Optoma UHD50

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8.6
  • 6Epson EX5260
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

The Optoma UHD50 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma UHD50 price