BenQ W1080ST vs Optoma UHD51A review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Optoma UHD51A

BenQ W1080ST vs Optoma UHD51A comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 9.6 for UHD51A.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Optoma UHD51A

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

Advantages Optoma UHD51A over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD51A
  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 317 W vs 353 W
  • UHD51A is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
Optoma UHD51A
9.6
6
10
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Optoma UHD51A

Model

W1080ST
UHD51A

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

232
144

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.8 - 10.6/2.9 - 34.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
2400

Contrast ratio

10000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

0.69:1 - 0.83:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
28

Power consumption, W

353
317

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
DLP, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
3

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24
20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.2x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
39.2 x 12.9 x 28.1/15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
6.5/11.7
BenQ W1080ST
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BenQ W1080ST
Optoma UHD51A

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 9.6
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 9.6Optoma UHD51A

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