BenQ HT3550 vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3550
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3020

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - BenQ HT3550 vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, HT3550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7 for Home Cinema 3020.

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson Home Cinema 3020

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 372 W
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3020 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 2300 vs 2000 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3550
8
Epson Home Cinema 3020
7
8
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Model

HT3550
Home Cinema 3020

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

242
193

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5
1.4 - 11.8/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2300

Contrast ratio

30000:1
40000:1

Throw ratio range

1.13:1 - 1.47:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
32

Power consumption, W

350
372

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

245
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
10

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.9 - 2.47
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

12 - 15.6
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3
42.1 x 13.9 x 36.5/16.6 x 5.5 x 14.4

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.3
6/13.3
BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 3020
BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 8
  • 7
  • 8BenQ HT3550
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 3020

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