Epson EX7240 vs BenQ HT3550 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson EX7240
vs
BenQ HT3550

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson EX7240 vs BenQ HT3550. Based on our rating, EX7240 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 versus 8 for HT3550.

Advantages Epson EX7240 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 350 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson EX7240

  • 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

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7240
6.3
BenQ HT3550
8
6
8
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Common

Product

Epson EX7240
BenQ HT3550

Model

EX7240
HT3550

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

178
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1680 x 1050
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

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

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
30

Power consumption, W

283
350

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
245

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
1.9 - 2.47

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
12 - 15.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 8.1 x 23.3/11.7 x 3.2 x 9.2
38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
4.2/9.3
Epson EX7240
BenQ HT3550
Epson EX7240
BenQ HT3550

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 8
  • 6.3Epson EX7240
  • 8BenQ HT3550

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