BenQ HT3050 vs Optoma UHD50 review

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BenQ HT3050
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ HT3050 vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Optoma UHD50

  • Lower power consumption, 330 W vs 348 W

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over BenQ HT3050

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 29 dB
  • UHD50 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Optoma UHD50
8.6
7
8
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Optoma UHD50

Model

HT3050
UHD50

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

203
252

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2400

Contrast ratio

15000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

29
28

Power consumption, W

330
348

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
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8
20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

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
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
4.9/11.8
BenQ HT3050
Optoma UHD50
BenQ HT3050
Optoma UHD50

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8.6
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

The Optoma UHD50 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma UHD50 price