Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 review

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Sony VPL-VW295ES
vs
Epson Home Cinema 3020

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Epson Home Cinema 3020 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 for Home Cinema 3020.

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over Epson Home Cinema 3020

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • VPL-VW295ES is HDR-compatible

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 3020 over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 2300 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 372 W vs 390 W
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
Epson Home Cinema 3020
7
8
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Model

VPL-VW295ES
Home Cinema 3020

Brand

Sony
Epson

Reviews

24
193

Resolution

Native resolution

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

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
1.4 - 11.8/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

1.89:1
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1500
2300

Contrast ratio

40000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.79:1
1.32:1 - 2.15:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
32

Power consumption, W

390
372

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
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
230

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
2

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.51 - 1.99

Focal length, mm

18.2 - 29.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2x
1.6x

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

49.5 x 20.5 x 46.2/19.5 x 8.1 x 18.2
42.1 x 13.9 x 36.5/16.6 x 5.5 x 14.4

Weight, kg/pounds

14/31
6/13.3
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson Home Cinema 3020

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 7
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES
  • 7Epson Home Cinema 3020

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

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