Optoma UHL55 vs Epson VS355 review

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Optoma UHL55
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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 Optoma UHL55 vs Epson VS355 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, UHL55 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 5.6 for VS355.

Advantages Optoma UHL55 over Epson VS355

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHL55
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 37 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 170 W vs 291 W
  • UHL55 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 6000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Advantages Epson VS355 over Optoma UHL55

  • Bigger projection screen size: 33-320 inch vs 30-200 inch
  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 1500 lumens

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma UHL55
9
Epson VS355
5.6
10
4
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Common

Product

Optoma UHL55
Epson VS355

Model

UHL55
VS355

Brand

Optoma
Epson

Reviews

68
203

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

3840 x 2160
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-200
33-320

Projection distance, m/ft

0.7 - 5.3/2.6 - 17.4
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

1500
3300

Contrast ratio

250000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.2:1
1.38:1 - 1.68:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

28
37

Power consumption, W

170
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

Bluetooth, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

2
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

8
1

Sound type

stereo
mono

Lens

F-number

1.49 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

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
27.9 x 7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.7
2.4/5.5
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
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  • 9
  • 5.6
  • 9Optoma UHL55
  • 5.6Epson VS355

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