Sony VPLHW45ES vs BenQ HT2550 review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
BenQ HT2550

Sony VPLHW45ES vs BenQ HT2550 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 8 for HT2550.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over BenQ HT2550

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 310 W vs 385 W

Advantages BenQ HT2550 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the HT2550
  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 33 dB vs 35 dB
  • HT2550 is HDR-compatible
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal lamp life (normal mode): 4000 hours
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
BenQ HT2550
8
6
8
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT2550

Model

VPLHW45ES
HT2550

Brand

Sony
BenQ

Reviews

92
122

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
2.3 - 9.8/6.2 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
2200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.47:1 - 1.76:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
33

Power consumption, W

310
385

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
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
1

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
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
5

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
1.94 - 2.06

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
15.57 - 18.67

Lens shift, %

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

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
35 x 27 x 13/13.7 x 10.6 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
4.2/8.8
Sony VPLHW45ES
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Sony VPLHW45ES
BenQ HT2550

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 8BenQ HT2550

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