BenQ W1080ST vs Epson PowerLite 2255U review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson PowerLite 2255U

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so BenQ W1080ST vs Epson PowerLite 2255U comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 8 for PowerLite 2255U.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson PowerLite 2255U

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 39 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 429 W

Advantages Epson PowerLite 2255U over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 5000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

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 PowerLite 2255U
8
6
8
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson PowerLite 2255U

Model

W1080ST
PowerLite 2255U

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
10

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
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
1.2 - 8.3/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:10

Brightness, lumens

2000
5000

Contrast ratio

10000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.57:1 - 2.58:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
39

Power consumption, W

353
429

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
Crestron RoomView

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
300

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

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
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
16

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
1.5 - 2.0

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
23.0 - 38.4

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

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
35.5 x 10.1 x 27.9/14.8 x 4.9 x 11.4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
4.6/10.1
BenQ W1080ST
Epson PowerLite 2255U
BenQ W1080ST
Epson PowerLite 2255U

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  • 6.6
  • 8
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 8Epson PowerLite 2255U

The Epson PowerLite 2255U is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson PowerLite 2255U price

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