Sony VPLHW45ES vs BenQ HT2050 review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
BenQ HT2050

The Sony VPLHW45ES vs BenQ HT2050 comparison proves that these projectors have many common features. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 7 for HT2050.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over BenQ HT2050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 310 W vs 375 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ HT2050 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 29 dB vs 35 dB
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
BenQ HT2050
7
6
7
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT2050

Model

VPLHW45ES
HT2050

Brand

Sony
BenQ

Reviews

92
392

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
60-180

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1.3 - 7.6/3.2 - 22.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
2200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.15:1 - 1.5:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
29

Power consumption, W

310
375

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
5000

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
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

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
2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
16.88 - 21.88

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.3x

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
35/95

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
37.8 x 12.1 x 27.7/14.9 x 4.8 x 10.9

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
3.3/7.2
Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT2050
Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT2050

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 7BenQ HT2050

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