Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma HD131Xe review

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Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
vs
Optoma HD131Xe

It makes sense comparing Epson Home Cinema 5040UB vs Optoma HD131Xe because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 5040UB has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD131Xe.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over Optoma HD131Xe

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 38-301 inch

Advantages Optoma HD131Xe over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 373 W
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 2500 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 3500 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
Optoma HD131Xe
6.6
7
6
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD131Xe

Model

Home Cinema 5040UB
HD131Xe

Brand

Epson
Optoma

Reviews

242
196

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
38-301

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59
1.5-10/3.2-32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2500
2500

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
18000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
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, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

4K Enhancement
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.0
2.55 - 2.86

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
22.37 - 26.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.2x

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
40/104

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
32.2 x 9.6 x 23.3/12.7 x 3.8 x 9.2

Weight, kg/pounds

11/24.3
2.9/6.4
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD131Xe
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
Optoma HD131Xe

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
  • 6.6Optoma HD131Xe

The Epson Home Cinema 5040UB is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 5040UB price