BenQ HT3050 vs Epson 3100 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3050
vs
Epson 3100

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - BenQ HT3050 vs Epson 3100 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for 3100.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Epson 3100

  • Lower power consumption, 330 W vs 356 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Epson 3100 over BenQ HT3050

  • Better brightness: 2600 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 24 dB vs 29 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 HT3050
7.3
Epson 3100
7
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Epson 3100

Model

HT3050
3100

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

203
97

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
40-200

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
1.4 - 5.8/6.3 - 17.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2600

Contrast ratio

15000:1
60000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.34:1 - 2.17:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

29
24

Power consumption, W

330
356

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
60

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30
24

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

38.5 x 12.7 x 27/14.98 x 4.79 x 10.91
40.6 x 15.2 x 30.4/16.1 x 6.4 x 12

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
6.3/14.6
BenQ HT3050
Epson 3100
BenQ HT3050
Epson 3100

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 7Epson 3100

The BenQ HT3050 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ HT3050 price

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