Sony VPLHW45ES vs Vankyo Leisure 3 review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Vankyo Leisure 3

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sony VPLHW45ES vs Vankyo Leisure 3 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.3 for Leisure 3.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Vankyo Leisure 3

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 33-170 inch
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Vankyo Leisure 3 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 50 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 40000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Vankyo Leisure 3
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Vankyo Leisure 3

Model

VPLHW45ES
Leisure 3

Brand

Sony
Vankyo

Reviews

92
18705

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
800 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
800 x 480

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
33-170

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1.2 - 4.8/4.9 - 16.4

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
3600

Contrast ratio

120000:1
2000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
16.7 billion

Projection system

SXRD
LCD

Noise level, dBA

35

Power consumption, W

310
50

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
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

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
40000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
40000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
2

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
vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.6x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
15

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
17.7 x 7.6 x 12.7/7.9 x 3.1 x 5.9

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
0.9/2.1
Sony VPLHW45ES
Vankyo Leisure 3
Sony VPLHW45ES
Vankyo Leisure 3

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.3
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 5.3Vankyo Leisure 3

The Sony VPLHW45ES is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Sony VPLHW45ES price