Sony VPLHW45ES vs LG HF85JA review

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Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
LG HF85JA

The Sony VPLHW45ES vs LG HF85JA comparison shows that these projectors have some important differences and common features. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over LG HF85JA

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 90-120 inch
  • Better brightness: 1800 vs 1500 lumens
  • 3D support

Advantages LG HF85JA over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 140 W vs 310 W
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • More USB ports: 2 vs 1
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
7.3
6
8
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
LG HF85JA

Model

VPLHW45ES
HF85JA

Brand

Sony
LG

Reviews

92
64

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
90-120

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
0.4 - 0.6/1.5 x 1.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
1500

Contrast ratio

120000:1
150000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
26

Power consumption, W

310
140

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
TV tuner

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
20000

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
2

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
2

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
3

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

Max, C/F

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
12.7 x 17.7 x 33/5.5 x 7.5 x 13.9

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.7/6.6
Sony VPLHW45ES
LG HF85JA
Sony VPLHW45ES
LG HF85JA

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 7.3LG HF85JA

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