BenQ HT3550 vs Optoma UHD51ALV review

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BenQ HT3550
vs
Optoma UHD51ALV

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the BenQ HT3550 vs Optoma UHD51ALV comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, HT3550 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 9.6 for UHD51ALV.

Advantages Optoma UHD51ALV over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 30 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 317 W vs 350 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 2

Common features and specifications

  • 4K UHD resolution
  • HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3550
8
Optoma UHD51ALV
9.6
8
10
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3550
Optoma UHD51ALV

Model

HT3550
UHD51ALV

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

321
146

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5
0.8 - 10.6/2.9 - 34.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
3000

Contrast ratio

30000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.13:1 - 1.47:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

30
28

Power consumption, W

350
317

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

245
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

1
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

2
3

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.9 - 2.47
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

12 - 15.6
20.9 - 32.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3
39.1 x 12.9 x 28,1/15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

4.2/9.3
5.3/11.7
BenQ HT3550
Optoma UHD51ALV
BenQ HT3550
Optoma UHD51ALV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 9.6
  • 8BenQ HT3550
  • 9.6Optoma UHD51ALV

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