BenQ MS524AE vs Sony VPLVW285ES review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524AE
vs
Sony VPLVW285ES

The BenQ MS524AE vs Sony VPLVW285ES comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 8.3 for VPLVW285ES.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over Sony VPLVW285ES

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 350 W
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPLVW285ES over BenQ MS524AE

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • VPLVW285ES is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
Sony VPLVW285ES
8.3
4
8
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
Sony VPLVW285ES

Model

MS524AE
VPLVW285ES

Brand

BenQ
Sony

Reviews

56
12

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
60-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
3.6 - 9.1/12.3 - 30.1

Aspect ratio

4:3
1.85:1

Brightness, lumens

3300
1500

Contrast ratio

15000:1
200000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.36:1 - 2.79:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

33
26

Power consumption, W

260
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, 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

4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
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

2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.2x
2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

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

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7
50 x 19.3 x 45.7/19.5 x 7.6 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
14/30.9
BenQ MS524AE
Sony VPLVW285ES
BenQ MS524AE
Sony VPLVW285ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8.3
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 8.3Sony VPLVW285ES

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