BenQ MS524 vs Crenova XPE460 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524
vs
Crenova XPE460

We had a chance to test and compare two models: BenQ MS524 vs Crenova XPE460 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, MS524 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 5.3 for XPE460.

Advantages BenQ MS524 over Crenova XPE460

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 37-130 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 1200 lumens
  • 3D support

Advantages Crenova XPE460 over BenQ MS524

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 270 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524
6
Crenova XPE460
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524
Crenova XPE460

Model

MS524
XPE460

Brand

BenQ
Crenova

Reviews

234
125

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
800 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
37-130

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 12.4/3.2 - 39.3
1.2 - 3.8/4 - 12.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:10

Brightness, lumens

3200
1200

Contrast ratio

13000:1
1000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.0:14
1.1 - 1.4

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
16.77 billion

Projection system

DLP

Noise level, dBA

33

Power consumption, W

270
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000
20000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
4

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.56 - 2.8

Focal length, mm

21 - 23.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30
vertical +/- 12

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30
12

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32

Max, C/F

35/95

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

28.3 x 9.5 x 22.2/11.4 x 3.7 x 8.7
3.6 x 1.2 x 2.1/12.4 x 4.2 x 7.5

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.19
0.90/2.82
BenQ MS524
Crenova XPE460
BenQ MS524
Crenova XPE460

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 6
  • 5.3
  • 6BenQ MS524
  • 5.3Crenova XPE460

The BenQ MS524 is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ MS524 price