51points

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB

60points

Sony VPL-HW50ES

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB vs Sony VPL-HW50ES

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES

Why is Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB better than Sony VPL-HW50ES?

  • 700cd/m² brighter light output
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    2400cd/m²vs1700cd/m²
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a VGA connector
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  • 450g lighter
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    8.45kgvs8900g
  • 63.9mm thinner
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    400mmvs463.9mm
  • 22.2mm shorter
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    157mmvs179.2mm

Why is Sony VPL-HW50ES better than Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB?

  • Has motorized zoom
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  • Displays 3D
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  • 11dB less audible noise
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    21dBvs32dB
  • 42.6mm narrower
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    407.4mmvs450mm
  • 64W lower power consumption on operation
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    300W vs364W
  • Has an HDMI output
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  • Supports digital input
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General info

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

450mm

407.4mm

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

8.45kg

8.9kg

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

400mm

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

157mm

179.2mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

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

2400cd/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 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
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.displays 3D with glasses
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
The screen can be used to view 3D images with special glasses. The advantage of these screens is that they provide wider viewing angles compared to devices that don't require 3D-compatible gear.
5.displays 3D
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
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.
6.has lens shift
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
The lens shift feature on a device allows the optical lens to be physically shifted up and down (vertical) or left and right (horizontal).

Connectivity

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 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
3.has an HDMI output
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Features

1.Has a remote control
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
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 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5020UB
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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