52points

Sony VPL-HW20

63points

Sony VPL-HW55ES

Sony VPL-HW20
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23 facts in comparison

Sony VPL-HW20 vs Sony VPL-HW55ES

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
52
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Sony VPL-HW20
63
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Sony VPL-HW55ES

Why is Sony VPL-HW20 better than Sony VPL-HW55ES?

  • Has motorized zoom
    ?
  • Supports digital input
    ?

Why is Sony VPL-HW55ES better than Sony VPL-HW20?

  • 400cd/m² brighter light output
    ?

    1700cd/m²vs1300cd/m²
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 400g lighter
    9.6kgvs10000g
  • Displays 3D
    ?
  • Displays 3D with glasses
    ?
  • Has a VGA connector
    ?
  • Has lens shift
    ?

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Celluon PicoPro

181g

10kg

9.6kg

2.width
?

Best

LG PG65U

60mm

407.4mm

407.4mm

3.height
?

Best

Philips PicoPix 2480

31.5mm

179.2mm

179.2mm

4.thickness
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Best

Celluon PicoPro

12.7mm

463.9mm

463.9mm

5.operating power consumption
?

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

JVC DLA-X30

0.8W

300W

300W

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

1300cd/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.has motorized zoom
?

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.

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
5.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.

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
6.has manual focus
?

This allows to manually set the focus.

Sony VPL-HW20
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.

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
3.has a DVI connector
?

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

For example

JVC DLA-X700RBE

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
4.has a HDMI output
?

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

Sony VPL-HW20
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

1

1

6.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

Features

1.Has a remote control
?

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

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
?

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

Sony VPL-HW20
Sony VPL-HW55ES
2.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Panasonic PT-AE8000U

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