Epson EX7230 vs Optoma UHD50 review

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Epson EX7230
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Epson EX7230 vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, EX7230 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages Epson EX7230 over Optoma UHD50

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 34-302 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 348 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over Epson EX7230

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • 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 EX7230
5.6
Optoma UHD50
8.6
4
8
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Common

Product

Epson EX7230
Optoma UHD50

Model

EX7230
UHD50

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

263
252

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1440 x 900
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2400

Contrast ratio

10000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
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

283
348

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
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

1.58 - 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

29.72 x 8.13 x 23.37/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
4.9/11.8
Epson EX7230
Optoma UHD50
Epson EX7230
Optoma UHD50

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  • 5.6
  • 8.6
  • 5.6Epson EX7230
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

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