65points

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB

63points

Sony VPL-HW55ES

Comparison winner
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22 facts in comparison

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB vs Sony VPL-HW55ES

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES
65
points
Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
63
points
Sony VPL-HW55ES

Why is Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB better than Sony VPL-HW55ES?

  • 700cd/m² brighter light output
    ?

    2400cd/m²vs1700cd/m²
  • 21.7mm shorter
    157.5mmvs179.2mm
  • 70.2mm thinner
    393.7mmvs463.9mm
  • 1.25kg lighter
    8.35kgvs9600g
  • 0.5:1 bigger zoom ratio
    ?

    2.1:1vs1.6:1
  • 2 more component ports
    ?

    3vs1

Why is Sony VPL-HW55ES better than Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB?

  • 58.4mm narrower
    407.4mmvs465.8mm
  • 11dB less audible noise
    ?

    21dBvs32dB
  • 50W lower power consumption on operation
    ?

    300W vs350W

Price comparison

General info

1.lamp life
?

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

Best

Vivitek Qumi Q7

30000h

5000h

5000h

2.weight
?

Best

Celluon PicoPro

181g

8.35kg

9.6kg

3.width
?

Best

LG PG65U

60mm

465.8mm

407.4mm

4.height
?

Best

Philips PicoPix 2480

31.5mm

157.5mm

179.2mm

5.thickness
?

Best

Celluon PicoPro

12.7mm

393.7mm

463.9mm

6.audible noise
?

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

Best

Sony VPL-VW95ES

20dB

32dB

21dB

Projection quality

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony LSPX-A1

4096 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

2.ANSI lumens
?

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.

Best

Sanyo PLC-XF47A

15000cd/m²

2400cd/m²

1700cd/m²

3.maximum projection size
?

The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.

Best

InFocus IN5544

603"

300"

300"

4.displays 3D
?

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.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES
5.zoom ratio
?

A projector zoom allows you to increase or decrease the size of the projected image without moving the projector. The most common zoom ratio among today's projectors is 1.2, which means you can vary the image size by 20% by simply adjusting the zoom lens.

Best

Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 6030UB

2.1:1

2.1:1

1.6:1

6.has manual focus
?

This allows to manually set the focus.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES

Connectivity

1.HDMI ports
?

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Sony LSPX-A1

3

2

2

2.has a VGA connector
?

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES
3.composite ports
?

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

Best

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030

3

1

1

4.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES
5.component ports
?

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

Best

BenQ MS504

6

3

1

Features

1.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB
Sony VPL-HW55ES

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