Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Epson PowerLite 1781W review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPL-VW295ES
vs
Epson PowerLite 1781W

It makes sense comparing Sony VPL-VW295ES vs Epson PowerLite 1781W because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, VPL-VW295ES has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 7 for PowerLite 1781W.

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 39 dB
  • VPL-VW295ES is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 390 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
Epson PowerLite 1781W
7
8
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson PowerLite 1781W

Model

VPL-VW295ES
PowerLite 1781W

Brand

Sony
Epson

Reviews

24
88

Resolution

Native resolution

4096 x 2160
1280 x 800

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

DCI 4K
WXGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-300
50-150

Projection distance, m/ft

3.7 - 9.1/12.3 - 30
1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1

Aspect ratio

1.89:1
16:10

Brightness, lumens

1500
3200

Contrast ratio

10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.79:1
1.04:1 - 1.26:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

26
39

Power consumption, W

390
309

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

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
214

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
1

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 45, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

2x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

20

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
29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2

Weight, kg/pounds

14/31
7.3/16.1
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Sony VPL-VW295ES
Epson PowerLite 1781W

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  • better
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  • 8.6
  • 7
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W

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