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BenQ Home Theater HT3050

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 reviews of BenQ Home Theater HT3050. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and price. The usability and noise also get good comments. Comments are divided on the reliability.

image quality, noise, usability, price, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the BenQ Home Theater HT3050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of BenQ Home Theater HT3050 from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Comments about the design and price are overall positive. The usability and noise also get good views, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ HT3050 1080p 3D DLP Home Theater Projector with Rec. 709 Color (2015 Model)BenQ HT3050 1080p 3D DLP Home Theater Projector with Rec. 709 Color (2015 Model)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : M. David Stone (

BenQ HT3050


The BenQ HT3050 home-entertainment projector delivers excellent 2D and 3D image quality and a touch more capability than less-expensive, entry-level models.

Full 1080p resolution in both 2D and 3D. 1.3x zoom. Modest vertical lens shift. Unusually capable sound system. Follows Rec. 709 color standard.

Shows rainbow artifacts.

Conclusion For those who don't see rainbow artifacts or don't find them bothersome, the BenQ HT3050 offers a lot to like. That includes the convenience of vertical lens shift, the extraordinarily high quality sound system for a projector, and, above...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Michael P. Hamilton (

BenQ HT3050 3D DLP Projector Review


BenQ's HT 3050 delivers surprisingly good performance for its price, but noticeable light leakage drags down an otherwise strong recommendation.

Highly accurate and stable colorimetry out of the box; Impressively sharp and detailed images at a reasonable price; Useful calibration adjustments including lockable ISF modes

Punitive light leakage from lens opening; Limited lens adjustments constrain placement options; 3D glasses not supplied

May, 2016

Consumer review (

Excellent 3D Projector


This projector looks amazing with no adjustments necessary. I purchased the WOW to adjust the projector and I can tell you that I only modified the brightness and nothing else. This projector uses DLP link 3D glasses and I purchased the EStar America...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

Wow! Amazing for the price


Amazing colors and clarity from this projector. Couldn't ask for more for the price

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications


Ceiling mounting supported:Y
Colour of product:Beige, White


Bulb power:240
Service life of lamp:3500
Service life of lamp (economic mode):5000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.59 - 2.87
Focal length range (f-f):16.9 - 21.9
Horizontal lens shift range:-10 - 10
Throw ratio:1.15 - 1.5
Vertical lens shift range:-10 - 10


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes


Horizontal scan range:15 - 102
Noise Level:29
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Vertical scan range:23 - 120

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
PC Audio in: Yes
PC Audio out: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
Remote (IR) output:2
RS-232 ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Source:AC/Battery


Contrast ratio (typical):15000:1
Keystone correction, horizontal:-30 - 30
Keystone correction, vertical:-30 - 30
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2000
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:1524 - 7620
Zoom ratio:1.3:1


3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Full HD: No
Supported graphics resolutions:640 x 480 (VGA), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Supported video modes:480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :15.2