Sony VPLHW45ES vs BenQ HT1070A review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
BenQ HT1070A

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – Sony VPLHW45ES vs BenQ HT1070A. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 7.3.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over BenQ HT1070A

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 30-300 inch

Advantages BenQ HT1070A over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 252 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4500 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
BenQ HT1070A
7.3
6
7
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT1070A

Model

VPLHW45ES
HT1070A

Brand

Sony
BenQ

Reviews

92
0

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
2.1 - 9.1/7.1 - 29.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
2200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.37:1 - 1.64:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
34

Power consumption, W

310
252

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
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
4500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
2

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
2.42 - 2.62

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
19 - 22.65

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
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
33.2 x 9.9 x 24.1/ 12.9 x 3.8 x 9.4

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.5/5.6
Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT1070A
Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT1070A

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 7.3BenQ HT1070A

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