Sony VPL-VW295ES vs BenQ W1080ST review

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Sony VPL-VW295ES
vs
BenQ W1080ST

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so Sony VPL-VW295ES vs BenQ W1080ST comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, VPL-VW295ES has a total rating of 8.6 out of 10 versus 6.6 for W1080ST.

Advantages Sony VPL-VW295ES over BenQ W1080ST

  • Bigger projection screen size: 60-300 inch vs 38-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 33 dB
  • VPL-VW295ES is HDR-compatible

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over Sony VPL-VW295ES

  • Better brightness: 2000 vs 1500 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 353 W vs 390 W
  • Integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Equal HDMI connectors quantity: 2
  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
Sony VPL-VW295ES
8.6
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
8
6
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Common

Product

Sony VPL-VW295ES
BenQ W1080ST

Model

VPL-VW295ES
W1080ST

Brand

Sony
BenQ

Reviews

24
232

Resolution

Native resolution

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

4096 x 2160
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

DCI 4K
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

60-300
38-300

Projection distance, m/ft

3.7 - 9.1/12.3 - 30
0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15

Aspect ratio

1.89:1
16:9

Brightness, lumens

1500
2000

Contrast ratio

10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.36:1 - 2.79:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

SXRD
DLP

Noise level, dBA

26
33

Power consumption, W

390
353

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

IMAX Enhanced
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

225
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

5000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
2

VGA input

1
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

0
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

1
1

USB

1
1

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

has not
10

Sound type

has not
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 80, horizontal +/- 30
vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

2x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

35/95
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

49.5 x 20.5 x 46.2/19.5 x 8.1 x 18.2
31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

14/31
2.8/6.2
Sony VPL-VW295ES
BenQ W1080ST
Sony VPL-VW295ES
BenQ W1080ST

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 6.6
  • 8.6Sony VPL-VW295ES
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST

The Sony VPL-VW295ES is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Sony VPL-VW295ES price