BenQ HT2150ST vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT2150ST
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT2150ST vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, HT2150ST has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages BenQ HT2150ST over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 373 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over BenQ HT2150ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 37 dB

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 3500 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2150ST
7
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
7
7
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

HT2150ST
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

372
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.9 - 3.3/1.8 - 9.8
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

37
32

Power consumption, W

353
373

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

optional

Additional features

has not
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 20
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.3x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

20
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

27.6 x 12.1 x 38.1/15 x 4.8 x 10.9
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.60/7.93
11/24.3
BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
BenQ HT2150ST
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.3
  • 7BenQ HT2150ST
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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