Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma HD141X review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Optoma HD141X

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma HD141X. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for HD141X.

Advantages Optoma HD141X over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Bigger projection screen size: 42-305 inch vs 40-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 262 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Optoma HD141X
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma HD141X

Model

VPLHW45ES
HD141X

Brand

Sony
Optoma

Reviews

92
1366

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
42-305

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
3000

Contrast ratio

120000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.48:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1073.4 million

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
26

Power consumption, W

310
262

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
190

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
5000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

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
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
2.5 - 2.67

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
21.09 - 24.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

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
31.50 x 10.16 x 22.35/12.4 x 4 x 8.8

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.4/5.5
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma HD141X
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma HD141X

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 7Optoma HD141X

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