Epson Home Cinema 1440 vs BenQ MW526AE review

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Epson Home Cinema 1440
vs
BenQ MW526AE

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson Home Cinema 1440 vs BenQ MW526AE comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.3.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1440 over BenQ MW526AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 4400 vs 3300 lumens

Advantages BenQ MW526AE over Epson Home Cinema 1440

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 409 W
  • 3D support
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3000 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 1440
6.3
BenQ MW526AE
6.3
4
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 1440
BenQ MW526AE

Model

Home Cinema 1440
MW526AE

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

54
42

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1200
1280 × 800

Max resolution (resized)

1400 x 1050
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WUXGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 7.4/3.2 - 22.9
2.4 - 10/7.9 - 32.9

Aspect ratio

16:10
16:10

Brightness, lumens

4400
3300

Contrast ratio

10000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.38:1 - 2.28:1
1.55:1 - 1.86:1

Color reproduction

1 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

39
32

Power consumption, W

409
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

280
203

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

4000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

16
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

1.5 - 2.0
2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

23 - 38.4
21.8 -25.6

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

20
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

12 x 38 x 29/4.72 x 14.96 x 11.42
33.2 x 9.9 x 24.1/13 x 3.5 x 9.4

Weight, kg/pounds

4.6/10.2
2.4/5.3
Epson Home Cinema 1440
BenQ MW526AE
Epson Home Cinema 1440
BenQ MW526AE

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 6.3
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 1440
  • 6.3BenQ MW526AE

The Epson Home Cinema 1440 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 1440 price