BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema LS100 review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson Home Cinema LS100

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ W1080ST vs Epson Home Cinema LS100. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.6.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson Home Cinema LS100

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 70-130 inch
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 38 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 448 W
  • 3D support

Advantages Epson Home Cinema LS100 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 4000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 20000 vs 3500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Epson Home Cinema LS100
6.6
6
5
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema LS100

Model

W1080ST
Home Cinema LS100

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
49

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WUXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
70-130

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.4 - 0.6/1 - 1.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
4000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
2800

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
0.27:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
38

Power consumption, W

353
448

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

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
20000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
30000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
3

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.6

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
4.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 3, horizontal +/- 3

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
3

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

3

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
45/113

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
48.2 x 43.1 x 17.7/19.4 x 17.2 x 7.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
10.8/24.3
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema LS100
BenQ W1080ST
Epson Home Cinema LS100

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  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 6.6Epson Home Cinema LS100

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