49points

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020

62points

Sony VPL-HW55ES

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
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24 facts in comparison

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 vs Sony VPL-HW55ES

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES

Why is Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020 better than Sony VPL-HW55ES?

  • 600cd/m² brighter light output
    ?

    2300cd/m²vs1700cd/m²
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2 more component ports
    ?

    3vs1
  • 3.57kg lighter
    ?

    6.03kgvs9600g
  • 98.14mm thinner
    ?

    365.76mmvs463.9mm
  • 39.5mm shorter
    ?

    139.7mmvs179.2mm

Why is Sony VPL-HW55ES better than Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020?

  • 1000h longer lamp life
    ?

    5000hvs4000h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 120" bigger maximum projection size
    ?

    300"vs180"
  • Displays 3D
    ?
  • 1 more audio input ports
    ?

    1vs0
  • 11dB less audible noise
    ?

    21dBvs32dB
  • 14.24mm narrower
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    407.4mmvs421.64mm

Price comparison

General info

1.lamp life

4000h

5000h

This shows the lifespan of the light source. Beamers need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
2.audible noise

32dB

21dB

Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
3.weight

6.03kg

9.6kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.thickness

365.76mm

463.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.height

139.7mm

179.2mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.width

421.64mm

407.4mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Projection quality

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.ANSI lumens

2300cd/m²

1700cd/m²

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
3.has motorized zoom
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
Motorized or power zoom lenses allow the user to remotely press a switch, for example on a remote control, causing the projector to automatically zoom in or out and correct the size of the image.
4.maximum projection size

180"

300"

The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
5.has manual focus
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
This allows to manually set the focus.
6.displays 3D
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image's depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.

Connectivity

1.HDMI ports

2

2

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
2.has a VGA connector
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
3.component ports

3

1

The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
4.has an HDMI output
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
5.composite ports

1

1

The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Features

1.Has a remote control
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.audio input ports

0

1

More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.
4.has stereo speakers
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3020
Sony VPL-HW55ES
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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