Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Sony VPL-VW350ES review

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Rating 5 5
Optoma GT1080Darbee
vs
Sony VPL-VW350ES

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Optoma GT1080Darbee vs Sony VPL-VW350ES comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, GT1080Darbee has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 versus 8.3 for VPL-VW350ES.

Advantages Optoma GT1080Darbee over Sony VPL-VW350ES

  • Bigger projection screen size: 45-303 inch vs 60-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 1500 lumens
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPL-VW350ES over Optoma GT1080Darbee

  • VPL-VW350ES is HDR-compatible

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Optoma GT1080Darbee
6.6
Sony VPL-VW350ES
8.3
6
8
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Common

Product

Optoma GT1080Darbee
Sony VPL-VW350ES

Model

GT1080Darbee
VPL-VW350ES

Brand

Optoma
Sony

Reviews

536
9

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

45-303
60-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.5 - 3.5/1.6 - 11
3.7 - 4.9/12.4 - 16.3

Aspect ratio

16:9
17:9

Brightness, lumens

3000
1500

Contrast ratio

28000:1

Throw ratio range

1.48:1 - 1.62:1
1.38:1 - 2.83:1

Color reproduction

1073.4 million

Projection system

DLP
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

30

Power consumption, W

262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Crestron RoomView

Lamp

Lamp type, W

195
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

8000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

1
2

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

2.8

Focal length, mm

7.42

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 31

Zoom ratio

1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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

22.3 x 10.1 x 31.5/12.3 x 3.5 x 8.8
49.5 x 19.3 x 46.2/19.5 x 7.6 x 18.2

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.5
14/31
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Sony VPL-VW350ES
Optoma GT1080Darbee
Sony VPL-VW350ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 8.3
  • 6.6Optoma GT1080Darbee
  • 8.3Sony VPL-VW350ES

The Sony VPL-VW350ES is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Sony VPL-VW350ES price

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