Sony VPLHW45ES vs VAVA 4K review

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Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
VAVA 4K

The present review is aimed to compare two projectors - Sony VPLHW45ES vs VAVA 4K that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema lovers. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 9 for 4K.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over VAVA 4K

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 80-150 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 310 W vs 360 W

Advantages VAVA 4K over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the 4K
  • Better brightness: 6000 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 35 dB
  • 4K is HDR-compatible
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 25000 vs 4000 hours
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

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Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
9
6
10
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
VAVA 4K

Model

VPLHW45ES
4K

Brand

Sony
VAVA

Reviews

92
291

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
80-150

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
0.4 - 0,7/1.4 - 2.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
6000

Contrast ratio

120000:1
1500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
0.23:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
32

Power consumption, W

310
360

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
Android OS, Bluetooth

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
laser phosphor

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
25000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
25000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
3

VGA input

1
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
30

Sound type

has not
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25

Zoom ratio

1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

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
53.3 x 10.6 x 36.8/21 x 4.2 x 14.5

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
10.7/23.8
Sony VPLHW45ES
VAVA 4K
Sony VPLHW45ES
VAVA 4K

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 9
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 9VAVA 4K

The VAVA 4K is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check VAVA 4K price