BenQ W1080ST vs BenQ HT3550 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ W1080ST
vs
BenQ HT3550

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ W1080ST vs BenQ HT3550. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 8 for HT3550.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over BenQ HT3550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 30-200 inch

Advantages BenQ HT3550 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT3550
  • Lower noise level, 30 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 353 W
  • HT3550 is HDR-compatible
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal brightness: 2000 lumens
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
BenQ HT3550
8
6
8
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
BenQ HT3550

Model

W1080ST
HT3550

Brand

BenQ
BenQ

Reviews

232
242

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
30-200

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.7 - 9.9/1.8 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
30000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.13:1 - 1.47:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
30

Power consumption, W

353
350

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
245

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
2

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.9 - 2.47

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
12 - 15.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

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
38 x 12.7 x 26.3/14.9 x 5 x 10.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
4.2/9.3
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  • 6.6
  • 8
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 8BenQ HT3550

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