BenQ HT3050 vs ViewSonic PA503X review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3050
vs
ViewSonic PA503X

The BenQ HT3050 vs ViewSonic PA503X comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for PA503X.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over ViewSonic PA503X

  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages ViewSonic PA503X over BenQ HT3050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
ViewSonic PA503X
6.6
7
6
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
ViewSonic PA503X

Model

HT3050
PA503X

Brand

BenQ
ViewSonic

Reviews

203
1628

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2000
3600

Contrast ratio

15000:1
22000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.96:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29

Power consumption, W

330
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

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
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10

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
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
29.4 x 11 x 21.8/11.5 x 4.3 x 8.5

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
2.2/4.9
BenQ HT3050
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 6.6ViewSonic PA503X

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