Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson 5050UB review

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Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Epson 5050UB

Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson 5050UB comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8 for 5050UB.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Epson 5050UB

  • Lower power consumption, 310 W vs 373 W

Advantages Epson 5050UB over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Bigger projection screen size: 50-300 inch vs 40-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 2600 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 35 dB
  • 5050UB is HDR-compatible
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Epson 5050UB
8
6
8
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson 5050UB

Model

VPLHW45ES
5050UB

Brand

Sony
Epson

Reviews

92
140

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
50-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
3.1 - 8.9/10.3 - 29.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
2600

Contrast ratio

120000:1
1000000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.35:1 - 2.84:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
31

Power consumption, W

310
373

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
250

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
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)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
has not

Sound type

has not
has not

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
2-3

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
22.5 - 46.7

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 96, horizontal +/- 47

Zoom ratio

1.6x
2.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

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
52 x 19.3 x 44.9/20.5 x 7.6 x 17.7

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
11.2/24.7
Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson 5050UB
Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson 5050UB

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 8Epson 5050UB

The Epson 5050UB is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Epson 5050UB price