Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma HD143X review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Optoma HD143X

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Sony VPLHW45ES vs Optoma HD143X comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 6.6 for HD143X.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Optoma HD143X

  • Lower power consumption, 310 W vs 330 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD143X over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-307 inch vs 40-300 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 31 dB vs 35 dB
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Optoma HD143X
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma HD143X

Model

VPLHW45ES
HD143X

Brand

Sony
Optoma

Reviews

92
1648

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
37-307

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1.2 - 11/3.2 - 36

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
3000

Contrast ratio

120000:1
23000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.47:1 - 1.62:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
31

Power consumption, W

310
330

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
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)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
2.1 - 2.31

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
15.59 - 17.1

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.1x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

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
31.7 x 10.1 x 22.8/12.5 x 4 x 9.7

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.49/5.5
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma HD143X
Sony VPLHW45ES
Optoma HD143X

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.6
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 6.6Optoma HD143X

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