Epson Home Cinema 2045 vs Sony VPL-VW350ES review

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Rating 5 5
Epson Home Cinema 2045
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 Epson Home Cinema 2045 vs Sony VPL-VW350ES comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 2045 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 8.3 for VPL-VW350ES.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 2045 over Sony VPL-VW350ES

  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-332 inch vs 60-150 inch
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 1500 lumens
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPL-VW350ES over Epson Home Cinema 2045

  • 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
Epson Home Cinema 2045
8
Sony VPL-VW350ES
8.3
8
8
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 2045
Sony VPL-VW350ES

Model

Home Cinema 2045
VPL-VW350ES

Brand

Epson
Sony

Reviews

170
9

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

34-332
60-150

Projection distance, m/ft

0.8 - 10.9/2.9 - 35.8
3.7 - 4.9/12.4 - 16.3

Aspect ratio

16:10
17:9

Brightness, lumens

2200
1500

Contrast ratio

35000:1

Throw ratio range

1.22:1 - 1.47:1
1.38:1 - 2.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

37

Power consumption, W

307

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

Miracast
Crestron RoomView

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

2
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

0
2

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

5
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 31

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

30

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

30 x 11 x 25/11.8 x 4.3 x 9.8
49.5 x 19.3 x 46.2/19.5 x 7.6 x 18.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.9
14/31
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Sony VPL-VW350ES
Epson Home Cinema 2045
Sony VPL-VW350ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 8.3
  • 8Epson Home Cinema 2045
  • 8.3Sony VPL-VW350ES

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