BenQ W1080ST vs Optoma UHD51ALV review

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BenQ W1080ST
vs
Optoma UHD51ALV

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the BenQ W1080ST vs Optoma UHD51ALV comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, W1080ST has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 9.6 for UHD51ALV.

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Optoma UHD51ALV

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 34-302 inch

Advantages Optoma UHD51ALV over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD51ALV
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 317 W vs 353 W
  • UHD51ALV 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 UHD51ALV
9.6
6
10
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Common

Product

BenQ W1080ST
Optoma UHD51ALV

Model

W1080ST
UHD51ALV

Brand

BenQ
Optoma

Reviews

232
144

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

38-300
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15
0.8 - 10.6/2.9 - 34.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

2000
3000

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

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
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000
10000

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
20.9 - 32.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%
vertical +/- 10

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
39.1 x 12.9 x 28,1/15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
5.3/11.7
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 9.6
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST
  • 9.6Optoma UHD51ALV

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