BenQ HT3050 vs Sony VPL-VW295ES review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ HT3050
vs
Sony VPL-VW295ES

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – BenQ HT3050 vs Sony VPL-VW295ES. Based on our rating, HT3050 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8.6 for VPL-VW295ES.

Advantages BenQ HT3050 over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 2000 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 330 W vs 390 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over BenQ HT3050

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 60-180 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 29 dB
  • VPL-VW295ES is HDR-compatible

Common features and specifications

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

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ HT3050
7.3
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
7
8
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Common

Product

BenQ HT3050
Sony VPL-VW295ES

Model

HT3050
VPL-VW295ES

Brand

BenQ
Sony

Reviews

203
24

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-180
60-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.5 - 5.9/3.2 - 16.4
3.7 - 9.1/12.3 - 30

Aspect ratio

16:9
1.89:1

Brightness, lumens

2000
1500

Contrast ratio

15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.15:1 - 1.5:1
1.36:1 - 2.79:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

29
26

Power consumption, W

330
390

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

optional

Additional features

has not
IMAX Enhanced

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240
225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

10
has not

Sound type

stereo
has not

Lens

F-number

2.59 - 2.87

Focal length, mm

16.88 - 21.8

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 10
vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.3x
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

38.5 x 12.7 x 27/14.98 x 4.79 x 10.91
49.5 x 20.5 x 46.2/19.5 x 8.1 x 18.2

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8.1
14/31
BenQ HT3050
Sony VPL-VW295ES
BenQ HT3050
Sony VPL-VW295ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8.6
  • 7.3BenQ HT3050
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES

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