Sony VPLHW45ES vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing Sony VPLHW45ES vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 1800 vs 250 lumens
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 35 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
ViewSonic M1
5.3
6
4
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
ViewSonic M1

Model

VPLHW45ES
M1

Brand

Sony
ViewSonic

Reviews

92
1115

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
250

Contrast ratio

120000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
32

Power consumption, W

310
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

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
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
6

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 +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.6x

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
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
0.69/1.52
Sony VPLHW45ES
ViewSonic M1
Sony VPLHW45ES
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.3
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

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