BenQ HT3550 vs Optoma HD131Xe review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3550
vs
Optoma HD131Xe

It makes sense comparing BenQ HT3550 vs Optoma HD131Xe because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT3550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD131Xe.

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Optoma HD131Xe

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Optoma HD131Xe over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-301 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 30 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 350 W

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3550
8
Optoma HD131Xe
6.6
8
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3550
Optoma HD131Xe

Model

HT3550
HD131Xe

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

242
196

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
38-301

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5
1.5-10/3.2-32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2500

Contrast ratio

30000:1
18000:1

Throw ratio range

1.13:1 - 1.47:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
26

Power consumption, W

350
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

245
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

2
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
10

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.9 - 2.47
2.55 - 2.86

Focal length, mm

12 - 15.6
22.37 - 26.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3
32.2 x 9.6 x 23.3/12.7 x 3.8 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.3
2.9/6.4
BenQ HT3550
Optoma HD131Xe
BenQ HT3550
Optoma HD131Xe

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.6
  • 8BenQ HT3550
  • 6.6Optoma HD131Xe

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