Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson EX3240 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson EX3240 comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Epson EX3240
5.6
6
4

Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson EX3240 review

Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Epson EX3240

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson EX3240 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.6 for EX3240.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Epson EX3240

  • Lower noise level, 35 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson EX3240 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-350 inch vs 40-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 291 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
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Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson EX3240

Model

VPLHW45ES
EX3240

Brand

Sony
Epson

Reviews

92
311

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 600

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
SVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
30-350

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1.5 - 6.1/4.8 - 19.7

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

1800
3200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.45:1 - 1.96:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
37

Power consumption, W

310
291

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
2

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
1.44

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
16.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 15, horizontal +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.35x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

40.6 x 17.7 x 46.2/16 x 7 x 18.2
30 x 8 x 23/11.81 x 3.15 x x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.4/5.2

Other

Release year

2016
2015
Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson EX3240
Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson EX3240

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.6
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 5.6Epson EX3240

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