BenQ W1080ST vs Optoma HD27 review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Optoma HD27

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ W1080ST vs Optoma HD27 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7 for HD27.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Optoma HD27

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 30-300 inch

Advantages Optoma HD27 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Optoma HD27
7
6
6
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Optoma HD27

Model

W1080ST
HD27

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

232
646

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
3200

Contrast ratio

10000:1
25000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
26

Power consumption, W

353
260

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

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
195

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
21.88 - 24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6
29.7 x 9.4 x 22.8/11.7 x 3.7 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
2.4/5.5
BenQ W1080ST
Optoma HD27
BenQ W1080ST
Optoma HD27

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 7Optoma HD27

The Optoma HD27 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD27 price