Epson EX7230 vs BenQ W1080ST review

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Epson EX7230
vs
BenQ W1080ST

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Epson EX7230 vs BenQ W1080ST comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, EX7230 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for W1080ST.

Advantages Epson EX7230 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 38-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson EX7230

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

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7230
5.6
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson EX7230
BenQ W1080ST

Model

EX7230
W1080ST

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

269
232

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1440 x 900
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
38-300

Projection distance, m/ft

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

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
33

Power consumption, W

283
353

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
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

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)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

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

29.72 x 8.13 x 23.37/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
2.8/6.2
Epson EX7230
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BenQ W1080ST

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  • better
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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson EX7230
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST

The BenQ W1080ST is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ W1080ST price

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