BenQ HT2050A vs BenQ TH685

BenQ HT2050A vs BenQ TH685

BenQ HT2050A and BenQ TH685 are both 1080P projectors with DLP display technology. Which is better?

For brightness, BenQ HT2050A has 2,200 lumens while BenQ TH685 has 3,500 lumens. That is to say, BenQ TH685 is brighter. In terms of lamp life, BenQ TH685 has a lamp life of 4,000 hours while BenQ HT2050A has just 3,500 hours. As for contrast, BenQ HT2050A has a contrast of 15,000:1 while BenQ TH685 has 10,000:1.

Product Name

BenQ HT2050A

BenQ TH685

Product Image BenQ HT2050A BenQ TH685
Price $749.00
Our Rating 8.0 7.8
Brand BenQ BenQ
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

BenQ HT2050ABenQ TH685
Brand Brand BenQ BenQ
Brand Model Brand Model BenQ HT2050A BenQ TH685
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 2,200 ANSI Lumens 3500 lumens
Display Technology Display Technology DLP DLP
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution FHD (1920*1080) 1080P(1920*1080)
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution WUXGA_RB(1920 x 1200) WUXGA(1920*1200)
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 15,000:1 10000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.15 ~ 1.5 1.127-1.46
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction 2D, Vertical ± 30 degrees; Horizontal ± 30 degrees Automatic, vertical: ± 30 degrees
Lamp Life Lamp Life Normal 3500 hrs ,b. ECO 5000 hrs ,c. SmartEco 7000 hrs Normal mode: 4000 hours, economic mode: 8000 hours, intelligent power saving mode: 10000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type Lamp, 240W Metal Halide bulb Ultra high pressure mercury lamp
Focus technology Focus technology Manual focus

Projection Parameters

BenQ HT2050ABenQ TH685
Product type Product type Home Theater Projector Commercial projector
Image Size Image Size,projector1 40.39" - 300.03" 60-200 inches30-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:9 16:9
Screen color Screen color Rec. 709 Coverage 96%
Bluetooth Bluetooth No
3D Stereoscopic film is a type of film that was first introduced in Hollywood on May 24, 1953 when stereoscopic films appeared. Yes (Full HD 3D)
Sound System Sound System 10.0 Watts Mono
Projection method Projection method Front, rear, ceiling
Time to market Time to market 2018


BenQ HT2050ABenQ TH685
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports 12-Volt Trigger
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio In: RCA
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Component: RCA
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
USB x 2
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
1×Computer in (D-sub 15 pins)
2 x HDMI (2.0)
1 x HDCP (2.2)
1× audio input
Output interface 1× audio output
Control port 1 x USB
1 x RS - 232
2 x infrared
2 x LumiExpert
WiFi WiFi No
Bluetooth Bluetooth No


BenQ HT2050ABenQ TH685
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 380.5 x 121.7 x 277 312×110×225mm
Power Usage Power Usage 297W, standby power: < 0.5W
Machine weight Machine weight 3.3 KG 2.79kg
Accessories Accessories Remote Control w/ Battery RCV012
Power Cord (by region) (Standard) ,x1 (1.8M)
User Manual CD 1 (25L)
3D Glasses (Optional) ,DGD5
Quick Start Guide (x1) 19L
Warranty Card (by region) Yes
Lens cover Yes
Universal Ceiling Mount (Optional) ,CM00G3
Projector   x1
Remote control   x1
power cord   x1
User manual CD   x1
Warranty card by Region   x1
User manual   x1
Warranty Warranty 3 Years
Battery Battery No
other other Input Lag 16 ms (1080p@60Hz) 3D