Epson 3100 vs BenQ W1080ST review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 3100
vs
BenQ W1080ST

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Epson 3100 vs BenQ W1080ST comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, 3100 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 6.6 for W1080ST.

Advantages Epson 3100 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 2600 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 24 dB vs 33 dB

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson 3100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 40-200 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 356 W
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 3500 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 3100
7
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

Epson 3100
BenQ W1080ST

Model

3100
W1080ST

Brand

Epson
BenQ

Reviews

97
232

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-200
38-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 5.8/6.3 - 17.4
0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2600
2000

Contrast ratio

60000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.34:1 - 2.17:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

24
33

Power consumption, W

356
353

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99
2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2
10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 60, horizontal +/- 24
vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

60
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

24

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

40.6 x 15.2 x 30.4/16.1 x 6.4 x 12
31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

6.3/14.6
2.8/6.2
Epson 3100
BenQ W1080ST
Epson 3100
BenQ W1080ST

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.6
  • 7Epson 3100
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST

The Epson 3100 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 3100 price

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