BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3020

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 7 for Home Cinema 3020.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson Home Cinema 3020

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 372 W

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3020 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 2300 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 33 dB
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

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
Epson Home Cinema 3020
7
6
6
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Model

W1080ST
Home Cinema 3020

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
193

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

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
1.4 - 11.8/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2300

Contrast ratio

10000:1
40000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
32

Power consumption, W

353
372

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
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
10

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

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
42.1 x 13.9 x 36.5/16.6 x 5.5 x 14.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
6/13.3
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 3020
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 3020

The Epson Home Cinema 3020 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson Home Cinema 3020 price

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