Epson PowerLite 1781W vs Sony VPLVW285ES review

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Epson PowerLite 1781W
vs
Sony VPLVW285ES

The Epson PowerLite 1781W vs Sony VPLVW285ES comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, PowerLite 1781W has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 8.3 for VPLVW285ES.

Advantages Epson PowerLite 1781W over Sony VPLVW285ES

  • Better brightness: 3200 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 309 W vs 350 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Integrated speakers

Advantages Sony VPLVW285ES over Epson PowerLite 1781W

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 50-150 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 39 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 PowerLite 1781W
7
Sony VPLVW285ES
8.3
6
8
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Common

Product

Epson PowerLite 1781W
Sony VPLVW285ES

Model

PowerLite 1781W
VPLVW285ES

Brand

Epson
Sony

Reviews

88
12

Resolution

Native resolution

1280 x 800
4096 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WXGA
DCI 4K

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

50-150
60-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 4.1/3.2 - 13.1
3.6 - 9.1/12.3 - 30.1

Aspect ratio

16:10
1.85:1

Brightness, lumens

3200
1500

Contrast ratio

10000:1
200000:1

Throw ratio range

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

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

3LCD
SXRD

Noise level, dBA

39
26

Power consumption, W

309
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

214
225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

7000

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

1
has not

Sound type

mono
has not

Lens

F-number

1.58 - 1.7

Focal length, mm

13.5 - 16.2

Lens shift, %

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

Zoom ratio

2.1x
2x

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

29 x 5 x 21/11.42 x 2.1 x 8.2
50 x 19.3 x 45.7/19.5 x 7.6 x 18.3

Weight, kg/pounds

7.3/16.1
14/30.9
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Sony VPLVW285ES
Epson PowerLite 1781W
Sony VPLVW285ES

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 8.3
  • 7Epson PowerLite 1781W
  • 8.3Sony VPLVW285ES

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