BenQ HT2050 vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT2050
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing BenQ HT2050 vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages BenQ HT2050 over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 39 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over BenQ HT2050

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2200 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 375 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT2050
7
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT2050
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

HT2050
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

392
88

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

1.3 - 7.6/3.2 - 22.9
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2200
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
39

Power consumption, W

375
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

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
1

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.88
13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

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
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.3/7.2
7.3/16.1
BenQ HT2050
Epson PowerLite 1781W
BenQ HT2050
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7
  • 7BenQ HT2050
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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