BenQ W1080ST vs Epson PowerLite 680 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ W1080ST
vs
Epson PowerLite 680

The BenQ W1080ST vs Epson PowerLite 680 comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.6.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Epson PowerLite 680

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 55-100 inch
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 373 W
  • 3D support

Advantages Epson PowerLite 680 over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 2000 lumens
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Epson PowerLite 680
6.6
6
4
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Epson PowerLite 680

Model

W1080ST
PowerLite 680

Brand

BenQ
Epson

Reviews

232
3

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1600 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
55-100

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.3 - 0.8/1 - 1.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

2000
3500

Contrast ratio

10000:1
14000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
0.32:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

33
35

Power consumption, W

353
373

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
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

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
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
1.6

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
3.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

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
5/41

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 17.7 x 38.1/14.5 x 7.4 x 15.8

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
5.4/12.6
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  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 6.6Epson PowerLite 680

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