Epson 5050UB vs Sony VPL-VW295ES review

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Rating 5 5
Epson 5050UB
vs
Sony VPL-VW295ES

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Epson 5050UB vs Sony VPL-VW295ES. Based on our rating, 5050UB has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 8.6 for VPL-VW295ES.

Advantages Epson 5050UB over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 2600 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 373 W vs 390 W
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over Epson 5050UB

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 50-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 31 dB

Common features and specifications

  • HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson 5050UB
8
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
8
8
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Common

Product

Epson 5050UB
Sony VPL-VW295ES

Model

5050UB
VPL-VW295ES

Brand

Epson
Sony

Reviews

140
24

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-300
60-300

Projection distance, m/ft

3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4
3.7 - 9.1/12.3 - 30

Aspect ratio

16:9
1.89:1

Brightness, lumens

2600
1500

Contrast ratio

1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.35:1 - 2.84:1
1.36:1 - 2.79:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

31
26

Power consumption, W

373
390

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount
front, rear, ceiling mount

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
IMAX Enhanced

Lamp

Lamp type, W

250
225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

2
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
has not

Sound type

has not
has not

Lens

F-number

2-3

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47
vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2.1x
2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7
49.5 x 20.5 x 46.2/19.5 x 8.1 x 18.2

Weight, kg/pounds

11.2/24.7
14/31
Epson 5050UB
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson 5050UB
Sony VPL-VW295ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 8.6
  • 8Epson 5050UB
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES

The Sony VPL-VW295ES is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Sony VPL-VW295ES price