BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema 1060 review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson Home Cinema 1060

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema 1060 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 7.3 for Home Cinema 1060.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson Home Cinema 1060

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 1060 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 3100 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 315 W vs 353 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 3500 hours

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Epson Home Cinema 1060
7.3
6
6
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 1060

Model

W1080ST
Home Cinema 1060

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
298

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
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
3100

Contrast ratio

10000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.35:1 - 1.64:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
37

Power consumption, W

353
315

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
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
7500

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
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
2

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

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

31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6
24.3 x 8.1 x 29.7/9.6 x 3.2 x 11.7

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
2.7/5.9
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 1060
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 1060

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  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 7.3Epson Home Cinema 1060

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