Epson Home Cinema 730HD vs Sony VPLVW285ES review

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Rating 5 5
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
vs
Sony VPLVW285ES

The Epson Home Cinema 730HD vs Sony VPLVW285ES comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, Home Cinema 730HD has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 8.3 for VPLVW285ES.

Advantages Epson Home Cinema 730HD over Sony VPLVW285ES

  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 283 W vs 350 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPLVW285ES over Epson Home Cinema 730HD

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 33-318 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 37 dB
  • VPLVW285ES is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
6
Sony VPLVW285ES
8.3
4
8
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Common

Product

Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Sony VPLVW285ES

Model

Home Cinema 730HD
VPLVW285ES

Brand

Epson
Sony

Reviews

397
12

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

33-318
60-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.4 - 4.8/3.2 - 13.1
3.6 - 9.1/12.3 - 30.1

Aspect ratio

16:10
1.85:1

Brightness, lumens

3000
1500

Contrast ratio

12000:1
200000:1

Throw ratio range

1.3:1 - 1.56:1
1.36:1 - 2.79:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

37
26

Power consumption, W

283
350

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
IMAX Enhanced

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200
225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
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

2
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 +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
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

23.3 x 7.8 x 29.7/9.2 x 3.1 x 11.7
50 x 19.3 x 45.7/19.5 x 7.6 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.3
14/30.9
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Sony VPLVW285ES
Epson Home Cinema 730HD
Sony VPLVW285ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8.3
  • 6Epson Home Cinema 730HD
  • 8.3Sony VPLVW285ES

The Sony VPLVW285ES is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Sony VPLVW285ES price