BenQ HT3050 vs BenQ HT3550 review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
BenQ HT3550

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT3050 vs BenQ HT3550. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8 for HT3550.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 30 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 330 W vs 350 W

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over BenQ HT3050

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 2000 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
BenQ HT3550
8
7
8
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
BenQ HT3550

Model

HT3050
HT3550

Brand

BenQ
BenQ

Reviews

203
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2000

Contrast ratio

15000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.13:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
30

Power consumption, W

330
350

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
245

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
15000

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
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
1.9 - 2.47

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
12 - 15.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

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
38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
4.2/9.3
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  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 8BenQ HT3550

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