BenQ HT3050 vs Optoma HD26 review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
Optoma HD26

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the BenQ HT3050 vs Optoma HD26 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD26.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Optoma HD26

  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Optoma HD26 over BenQ HT3050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 29 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Optoma HD26
6.6
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Optoma HD26

Model

HT3050
HD26

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

203
693

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
3200

Contrast ratio

15000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
26

Power consumption, W

330
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6500

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
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
21.9 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
31 x 10 x 22/12.2 x 3.9 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
2.5/4.4
BenQ HT3050
Optoma HD26
BenQ HT3050
Optoma HD26

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 6.6Optoma HD26

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