Epson 5050UB vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 5050UB
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing Epson 5050UB vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, 5050UB has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 7 for PowerLite 1781W.

Advantages Epson 5050UB over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 39 dB
  • 5050UB is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Epson 5050UB

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2600 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 373 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 5050UB
8
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
8
6
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Common

Product

Epson 5050UB
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

5050UB
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

Epson
Epson

Reviews

140
88

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2600
3200

Contrast ratio

1000000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

31
39

Power consumption, W

373
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
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
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
1

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2-3
1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7
13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47
vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2.1x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

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
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

11.2/24.7
7.3/16.1
Epson 5050UB
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Epson 5050UB
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 8
  • 7
  • 8Epson 5050UB
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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