Epson 5050UB vs Optoma HD26 review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 5050UB
vs
Optoma HD26

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson 5050UB vs Optoma HD26 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, 5050UB has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD26.

Advantages Epson 5050UB over Optoma HD26

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 37-307 inch
  • 5050UB is HDR-compatible

Advantages Optoma HD26 over Epson 5050UB

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 31 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 373 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 5050UB
8
Optoma HD26
6.6
8
6
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Common

Product

Epson 5050UB
Optoma HD26

Model

5050UB
HD26

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

140
693

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
3200

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

31
26

Power consumption, W

373
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

2
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2-3
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7
31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

11.2/24.7
2.5/4.4
Epson 5050UB
Optoma HD26
Epson 5050UB
Optoma HD26

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.6
  • 8Epson 5050UB
  • 6.6Optoma HD26

The Epson 5050UB is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 5050UB price

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