BenQ HT3550 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

BenQ HT3550 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3550
8
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
7.3
8
7

BenQ HT3550 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB review

BenQ HT3550
vs
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT3550 vs Epson Home Cinema 5040UB. Based on our rating, HT3550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 5040UB.

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 32 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 373 W
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 5040UB over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2000 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
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Product

BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Model

HT3550
Home Cinema 5040UB

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

321
251

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5
1.5 - 18.9/3.2 - 59

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2500

Contrast ratio

30000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.13:1 - 1.47:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

30
32

Power consumption, W

350
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

Additional features

has not
4K Enhancement

Lamp

Lamp type, W

245
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

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
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

1.9 - 2.47
2.0 - 3.0

Focal length, mm

12 - 15.6
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.3x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.3
11/24.3

Other

Release year

2019
2016
BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB
BenQ HT3550
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.3
  • 8BenQ HT3550
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 5040UB

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