BenQ W1080ST vs Epson EX7220 review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson EX7220

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ W1080ST vs Epson EX7220. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for EX7220.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson EX7220

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX7220 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-318 inch vs 38-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 353 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Epson EX7220
6.3
6
6
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson EX7220

Model

W1080ST
EX7220

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
116

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
33-318

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
3000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.3:1 - 1.56:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

353
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

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6
29.4 x7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
2.4/5.2
BenQ W1080ST
Epson EX7220
BenQ W1080ST
Epson EX7220

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  • 6.6
  • 6.3
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 6.3Epson EX7220

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