Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Optoma EH500 review

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Sony VPL-VW295ES
vs
Optoma EH500

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Optoma EH500 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, VPL-VW295ES has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 7.3 for EH500.

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over Optoma EH500

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • VPL-VW295ES is HDR-compatible

Advantages Optoma EH500 over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 4700 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 380 W vs 390 W
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • The same noise level: 26 dB
  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
Optoma EH500
7.3
8
7
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Common

Product

Sony VPL-VW295ES
Optoma EH500

Model

VPL-VW295ES
EH500

Brand

Sony
Optoma

Reviews

24
85

Resolution

Native resolution

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

DCI 4K
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

3.7 - 9.1/12.3 - 30
1.1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

1.89:1
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1500
4700

Contrast ratio

10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.79:1
1.59:1 - 1.91:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
26

Power consumption, W

390
380

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

IMAX Enhanced
Crestron Roomview

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
310

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

2500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

3000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
2

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
3

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 2.76

Focal length, mm

23.5 - 28.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

15

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

49.5 x 20.5 x 46.2/19.5 x 8.1 x 18.2
32.5 x 10.9 x 25.9/12.8 x 4.3 x 10.2

Weight, kg/pounds

14/31
3.8/8.5
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Optoma EH500
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Optoma EH500

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 7.3
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES
  • 7.3Optoma EH500

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