Optoma UHL55 vs Epson EX7220 review

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Optoma UHL55
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Epson EX7220

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Optoma UHL55 vs Epson EX7220. Based on our rating, UHL55 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 6.3 for EX7220.

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Epson EX7220

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 283 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 5000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson EX7220 over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 1500 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Wireless connection
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma UHL55
9
Epson EX7220
6.3
10
6
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Common

Product

Optoma UHL55
Epson EX7220

Model

UHL55
EX7220

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

68
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 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

1500
3000

Contrast ratio

250000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.2:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

28
37

Power consumption, W

170
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

Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
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Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
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)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

8
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6
29.4 x7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
2.4/5.2
Optoma UHL55
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 6.3
  • 9Optoma UHL55
  • 6.3Epson EX7220

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