BenQ HT3550 vs Epson EX7220 review

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BenQ HT3550
vs
Epson EX7220

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT3550 vs Epson EX7220. Based on our rating, HT3550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.3 for EX7220.

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson EX7220

  • 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 EX7220 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 350 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3550
8
Epson EX7220
6.3
8
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3550
Epson EX7220

Model

HT3550
EX7220

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

242
116

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
3000

Contrast ratio

30000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.13:1 - 1.47:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
37

Power consumption, W

350
283

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

245
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
6000

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
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

12 - 15.6
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

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
29.4 x7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.3
2.4/5.2
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX7220
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX7220

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.3
  • 8BenQ HT3550
  • 6.3Epson EX7220

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