60points

Sony VPL-HW50ES

62points

Sony VPL-HW55ES

Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
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19 facts in comparison

Sony VPL-HW50ES vs Sony VPL-HW55ES

Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
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Sony VPL-HW50ES
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Sony VPL-HW55ES

Why is Sony VPL-HW50ES better than Sony VPL-HW55ES?

  • Has motorized zoom
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  • 700g lighter
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    8.9kgvs9600g
  • Supports digital input
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Why is Sony VPL-HW55ES better than Sony VPL-HW50ES?

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a VGA connector
    ?

Price comparison

General info

1.audible noise

21dB

21dB

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

8.9kg

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.
3.width

407.4mm

407.4mm

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

179.2mm

179.2mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.operating power consumption

300W

300W

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

463.9mm

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.

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

1700cd/m²

1700cd/m²

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
3.has motorized zoom
Sony VPL-HW50ES
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.has lens shift
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
The lens shift feature on a device allows the optical lens to be physically shifted up and down (vertical) or left and right (horizontal).
5.displays 3D
Sony VPL-HW50ES
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.
6.displays 3D with glasses
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
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.

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
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
3.has an HDMI output
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a remote control
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Sony VPL-HW50ES
Sony VPL-HW55ES
Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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