Epson Home Cinema 740HD vs Optoma HD131Xe review

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Epson Home Cinema 740HD
vs
Optoma HD131Xe

It makes sense comparing Epson Home Cinema 740HD vs Optoma HD131Xe because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 740HD has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD131Xe.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 740HD over Optoma HD131Xe

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 38-301 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2500 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD131Xe over Epson Home Cinema 740HD

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 291 W
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
5.6
Optoma HD131Xe
6.6
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 740HD
Optoma HD131Xe

Model

Home Cinema 740HD
HD131Xe

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

107
196

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1280 x 800
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-320
38-301

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 10.8/3.2 - 32
1.5-10/3.2-32.8

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
18000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

291
262

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

200
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
6000

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
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

1
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72
2.55 - 2.86

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
22.37 - 26.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 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
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

27.9 x 7.6 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.3 x 9.3
32.2 x 9.6 x 23.3/12.7 x 3.8 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/5.3
2.9/6.4
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
Optoma HD131Xe
Epson Home Cinema 740HD
Optoma HD131Xe

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Epson Home Cinema 740HD
  • 6.6Optoma HD131Xe

The Optoma HD131Xe is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD131Xe price