BenQ HT2050 vs ViewSonic M1 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

BenQ HT2050 vs ViewSonic M1 comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2050
7
ViewSonic M1
5.3
7
4

BenQ HT2050 vs ViewSonic M1 review

BenQ HT2050
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing BenQ HT2050 vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT2050 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages BenQ HT2050 over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 250 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 32 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over BenQ HT2050

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 375 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
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Product

BenQ HT2050
ViewSonic M1

Model

HT2050
M1

Brand

BenQ
ViewSonic

Reviews

403
1859

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1.3 - 7.6/3.2 - 22.9
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
250

Contrast ratio

15000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
32

Power consumption, W

375
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
0

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
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
6

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.88

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

3.3/7.2
0.69/1.52

Other

Release year

2015
2018
BenQ HT2050
ViewSonic M1
BenQ HT2050
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 5.3
  • 7BenQ HT2050
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

The BenQ HT2050 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ HT2050 price

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