BenQ MS524 vs Optoma HD131Xe review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524
vs
Optoma HD131Xe

It makes sense comparing BenQ MS524 vs Optoma HD131Xe because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, MS524 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD131Xe.

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Optoma HD131Xe

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2500 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD131Xe over BenQ MS524

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-301 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 270 W
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524
6
Optoma HD131Xe
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524
Optoma HD131Xe

Model

MS524
HD131Xe

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

234
196

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
38-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3
1.5-10/3.2-32.8

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3200
2500

Contrast ratio

13000:1
18000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.0:14
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
26

Power consumption, W

270
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

190
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
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)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

0
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.8
2.55 - 2.86

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1
22.37 - 26.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.1x
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

28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7
32.2 x 9.6 x 23.3/12.7 x 3.8 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.19
2.9/6.4
BenQ MS524
Optoma HD131Xe
BenQ MS524
Optoma HD131Xe

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 6.6
  • 6BenQ MS524
  • 6.6Optoma HD131Xe

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