Optoma UHL55 vs Optoma UHD50 review

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Optoma UHL55
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Optoma UHL55 vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, UHL55 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Optoma UHD50

  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 348 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 4000 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 1500 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • 4K UHD resolution
  • The same noise level: 28 dB
  • HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma UHL55
9
Optoma UHD50
8.6
10
8
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Common

Product

Optoma UHL55
Optoma UHD50

Model

UHL55
UHD50

Brand

Optoma
Optoma

Reviews

79
299

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 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1500
2400

Contrast ratio

250000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.2:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

28
28

Power consumption, W

170
348

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

Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
15000

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)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

8
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

21.8 x 13.4 x 21.8/8.6 x 5.3 x 8.6
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
4.9/11.8
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  • 9
  • 8.6
  • 9Optoma UHL55
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

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