Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson VS350 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Sony VPLHW45ES
vs
Epson VS350

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Sony VPLHW45ES vs Epson VS350 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, VPLHW45ES has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 versus 5.6 for VS350.

Advantages Sony VPLHW45ES over Epson VS350

  • Bigger projection screen size: 40-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 35 dB vs 37 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages Epson VS350 over Sony VPLHW45ES

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 1800 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 295 W vs 310 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 6000 vs 4000 hours
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPLHW45ES
7.3
Epson VS350
5.6
6
4
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Common

Product

Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson VS350

Model

VPLHW45ES
VS350

Brand

Sony
Epson

Reviews

92
161

Resolution

Native resolution

1920 x 1080
1024 x 768

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1400 x 1050

Resolution abbreviation

Full HD
XGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

40-300
30-300

Projection distance, m/ft

2.4 - 9.6/6.5 - 29.5
0.9 - 9/2.9 - 29.5

Aspect ratio

16:9
4:3

Brightness, lumens

1800
3300

Contrast ratio

120000:1
15000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.16:1
1.48:1 - 1.77:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
3LCD

Noise level, dBA

35
37

Power consumption, W

310
295

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
210

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4000
6000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
10000

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
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
1

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.0 - 3.17
1.49 - 1.72

Focal length, mm

22.5 - 47.2
16.9 - 20.28

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 71, horizontal +/- 25
vertical +/- 30, horizontal +/- 30

Zoom ratio

1.6x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
30

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

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
27.9 x 7.8 x 22.8/11.6 x 3.1 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

9.07/20.1
2.4/5.5
Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson VS350
Sony VPLHW45ES
Epson VS350

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.6
  • 7.3Sony VPLHW45ES
  • 5.6Epson VS350

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

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