Optoma HD142X vs Optoma UHD50 review

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Optoma HD142X
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Optoma HD142X vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HD142X has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages Optoma HD142X over Optoma UHD50

  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 348 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over Optoma HD142X

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • UHD50 is HDR-compatible
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • The same noise level: 28 dB
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma HD142X
7.3
Optoma UHD50
8.6
7
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Common

Product

Optoma HD142X
Optoma UHD50

Model

HD142X
UHD50

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

1665
252

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2400

Contrast ratio

23000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

28
28

Power consumption, W

260
348

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

optional

Additional features

has not
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.67
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

21.86 - 24
20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
4.9/11.8
Optoma HD142X
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8.6
  • 7.3Optoma HD142X
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

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