BenQ MS524AE vs Optoma UHL55 review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Optoma UHL55

It makes sense comparing BenQ MS524AE vs Optoma UHL55 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 9 for UHL55.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 1500 lumens

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 260 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Optoma UHL55
9
4
10
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Optoma UHL55

Model

MS524AE
UHL55

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

56
68

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.7 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
1500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
250000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
28

Power consumption, W

260
170

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
Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
8

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7
21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
3.9/8.7
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6
  • 9
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 9Optoma UHL55

The Optoma UHL55 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma UHL55 price

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