BenQ HT2050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 review

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BenQ HT2050
vs
Epson Home Cinema 2100

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ HT2050 vs Epson Home Cinema 2100 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HT2050 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.3 for Home Cinema 2100.

Advantages BenQ HT2050 over Epson Home Cinema 2100

  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 37 dB

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2100 over BenQ HT2050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 2500 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 312 W vs 375 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2050
7
Epson Home Cinema 2100
7.3
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2050
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Model

HT2050
Home Cinema 2100

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

392
149

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.3 - 7.6/3.2 - 22.9
0.7 - 7.2/1.6 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
2500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.33:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
37

Power consumption, W

375
312

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.88
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

37.8 x 12.1 x 27.7/14.9 x 4.8 x 10.9
30.4 x 10.1 x 27.9/12.2 x 4.8 x 11.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.3/7.2
3.1/7.5
BenQ HT2050
Epson Home Cinema 2100
BenQ HT2050
Epson Home Cinema 2100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.3
  • 7BenQ HT2050
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 2100

The Epson Home Cinema 2100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 2100 price

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