Epson 5050UB vs BenQ MS524AE review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 5050UB
vs
BenQ MS524AE

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Epson 5050UB vs BenQ MS524AE comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, 5050UB has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6 for MS524AE.

Advantages Epson 5050UB over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 33 dB
  • 5050UB is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson 5050UB

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 373 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 5050UB
8
BenQ MS524AE
6
8
4
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Common

Product

Epson 5050UB
BenQ MS524AE

Model

5050UB
MS524AE

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

140
56

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4
1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2600
3300

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.94:1 - 2.32:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

31
33

Power consumption, W

373
260

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
2

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2-3
2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

2.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7
28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7

Weight, kg/pounds

11.2/24.7
1.9/4.2
Epson 5050UB
BenQ MS524AE
Epson 5050UB
BenQ MS524AE

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 6
  • 8Epson 5050UB
  • 6BenQ MS524AE

The Epson 5050UB is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 5050UB price