Optoma Cinemax P1 vs BenQ W1080ST review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Optoma Cinemax P1
vs
BenQ W1080ST

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Optoma Cinemax P1 vs BenQ W1080ST comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Cinemax P1 has a total rating of 9 out of 10 versus 6.6 for W1080ST.

Advantages Optoma Cinemax P1 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the Cinemax P1
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • Cinemax P1 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 1

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Optoma Cinemax P1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 85-120 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 410 W

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma Cinemax P1
9
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
9
6
Add home theater projector to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

Optoma Cinemax P1
BenQ W1080ST

Model

Cinemax P1
W1080ST

Brand

Optoma
BenQ

Reviews

88
232

Resolution

Native resolution

3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

4K UHD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

85-120
38-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 5/8 -16.5
0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
2000

Contrast ratio

1500000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

0.25:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
33

Power consumption, W

410
353

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

Android OS, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

laser phosphor
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

20000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

30000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

3
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)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

3
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10

Sound type

mono

Lens

F-number

2.04
2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

525
10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

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

56.1 x 13 x 38.1/22.1 x 5.1 x 15
31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

10.9/24.2
2.8/6.2
Optoma Cinemax P1
BenQ W1080ST
Optoma Cinemax P1
BenQ W1080ST

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 6.6
  • 9Optoma Cinemax P1
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST

The Optoma Cinemax P1 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma Cinemax P1 price

Optoma Cinemax P1 competitors

BenQ W1080ST competitors