Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB review

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Sony VPL-VW295ES
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Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

We had a chance to test and compare two models: Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Epson Home Cinema 5030UB and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, VPL-VW295ES has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 6.3 for Home Cinema 5030UB.

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

  • 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 5030UB over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 2400 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 350 W vs 390 W

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
6.3
8
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Model

VPL-VW295ES
Home Cinema 5030UB

Brand

Sony
Epson

Reviews

24
11

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
1.9 - 8.9/6.2 - 29.1

Aspect ratio

1.89:1
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1500
2400

Contrast ratio

600000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.79:1
1.34:1 - 2.87:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
32

Power consumption, W

390
350

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
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
has not

Sound type

has not
has not

Lens

F-number

2.3 - 3.6

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

2x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

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
39.3 x 15.7 x 46.4/15.5 x 6.2 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

14/31
8.3/18.4
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 6.3
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES
  • 6.3Epson Home Cinema 5030UB

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