Epson EX7240 vs Optoma UHL55 review

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Epson EX7240
vs
Optoma UHL55

It makes sense comparing Epson EX7240 vs Optoma UHL55 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, EX7240 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 versus 9 for UHL55.

Advantages Epson EX7240 over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 1500 lumens

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Epson EX7240

  • 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

Common features and specifications

  • Wireless connection
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson EX7240
6.3
Optoma UHL55
9
6
10
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Common

Product

Epson EX7240
Optoma UHL55

Model

EX7240
UHL55

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

178
68

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 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
1500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
250000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
28

Power consumption, W

283
170

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
Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
30000

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
1

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
8

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

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

35/95
40/104

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
21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.2
3.9/8.7
Epson EX7240
Optoma UHL55
Epson EX7240
Optoma UHL55

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 9
  • 6.3Epson EX7240
  • 9Optoma UHL55

The Optoma UHL55 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma UHL55 price

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