BenQ HT2550 vs Epson Home Cinema 1440 review

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BenQ HT2550
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1440

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT2550 vs Epson Home Cinema 1440. Based on our rating, HT2550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 1440.

Advantages BenQ HT2550 over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT2550
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 385 W vs 409 W
  • HT2550 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3000 hours

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over BenQ HT2550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 2200 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2550
8
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
8
4
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2550
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Model

HT2550
Home Cinema 1440

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

122
54

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.3 - 9.8/6.2 - 29.5
1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2200
4400

Contrast ratio

10000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.47:1 - 1.76:1
1.38:1 - 2.28:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
39

Power consumption, W

385
409

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

240
280

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
4000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.94 - 2.06
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

15.57 - 18.67
23 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

35 x 27 x 13/13.7 x 10.6 x 5.1
12 x 38 x 29/4.72 x 14.96 x 11.42

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/8.8
4.6/10.2
BenQ HT2550
Epson Home Cinema 1440
BenQ HT2550
Epson Home Cinema 1440

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6.3
  • 8BenQ HT2550
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440

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