Sony VPLHW45ES vs ViewSonic PRO7827HD review

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Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
ViewSonic PRO7827HD

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 ViewSonic PRO7827HD 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 7 for PRO7827HD.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over ViewSonic PRO7827HD

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower power consumption, 310 W vs 350 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 4000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages ViewSonic PRO7827HD over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Better brightness: 2200 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 34 dB vs 35 dB
  • More HDMI connectors: 3 vs 2
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
ViewSonic PRO7827HD
7
6
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
ViewSonic PRO7827HD

Model

VPLHW45ES
PRO7827HD

Brand

Sony
ViewSonic

Reviews

92
135

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
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
1.2 - 14.2/4.2 - 46.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1800
2200

Contrast ratio

120000:1
22000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.1:1 - 1.5:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

35
34

Power consumption, W

310
350

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

password protection
password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
6500

Connectivity

HDMI

2
3

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
1

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
10

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
30.4 x 20.3 x 10.1/12.4 x 8.9 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.2/5.7
Sony VPLHW45ES
ViewSonic PRO7827HD
Sony VPLHW45ES
ViewSonic PRO7827HD

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 7ViewSonic PRO7827HD

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

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