BenQ W1080ST vs AAXA P300 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ W1080ST
vs
AAXA P300

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ W1080ST vs AAXA P300. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 5.3 for P300.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over AAXA P300

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 10-120 inch
  • Better brightness: 2000 vs 300 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages AAXA P300 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Lower power consumption, 25 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 15000 vs 3500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
AAXA P300

Model

W1080ST
P300

Brand

BenQ
AAXA

Reviews

232
376

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
10-120

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
1.6 - 2.2/3.2 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
300

Contrast ratio

10000:1
2000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.4:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
16.77 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33

Power consumption, W

353
25

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
15000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

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
1

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41

Max, C/F

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
2.5 x 12.7 x 7.6/1.5 x 5.9 x 3.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
0.4/1.3
BenQ W1080ST
AAXA P300
BenQ W1080ST
AAXA P300

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 5.3
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 5.3AAXA P300

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