BenQ MS524AE vs Epson VS355 review

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BenQ MS524AE
vs
Epson VS355

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the BenQ MS524AE vs Epson VS355 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 5.6 for VS355.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Epson VS355

  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 291 W
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson VS355 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 3300 lumens
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Epson VS355
5.6
4
4
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Epson VS355

Model

MS524AE
VS355

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

56
203

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
33-320

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3300
3300

Contrast ratio

15000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.38:1 - 1.68:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

260
291

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
1

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66
1.49 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

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

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7
27.9 x 7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
2.4/5.5
BenQ MS524AE
Epson VS355
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 5.6
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 5.6Epson VS355

The BenQ MS524AE is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ MS524AE price