BenQ HT3050 vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3050
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing BenQ HT3050 vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-180 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 2000 vs 250 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 32 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over BenQ HT3050

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
ViewSonic M1
5.3
7
4
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
ViewSonic M1

Model

HT3050
M1

Brand

BenQ
ViewSonic

Reviews

203
1115

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

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
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

330
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, rear, 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

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

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

38.5 x 12.7 x 27/14.98 x 4.79 x 10.91
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
0.69/1.52
BenQ HT3050
ViewSonic M1
BenQ HT3050
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.3
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

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

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