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Sony VPL-VW270ES

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Sony VPL-VW290ES

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Sony VPL-VW270ES vs Sony VPL-VW290ES

Sony VPL-VW270ES
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Why is Sony VPL-VW270ES better than Sony VPL-VW290ES?

  • Has laser light source
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Why is Sony VPL-VW290ES better than Sony VPL-VW270ES?

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has manual focus
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General info

1.lamp life

6000h

6000h

This shows the lifespan of the light source. Projectors need to have their lamps (light source) replaced every now and then.
Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
3.has laser light source
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Laser projectors have a much longer lamp life compared to traditional bulb projectors. The brightness and color reproduction also stays the same, whereas the brightness of bulb projectors can slowly degrade over time.
4.audible noise (eco)

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Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in use. Some devices have an eco mode for quieter operation.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
6.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
7.lamp life (eco mode)

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This is the lifespan of the light source when using the projector in eco mode.
8.width

496mm

496mm

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

205mm

205mm

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

Projection quality

1.ANSI lumens

1500lumens

1500lumens

The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
The resolution represents the amount of pixels that make up the image. It is a key indicator of image quality, with higher resolutions providing sharper and more detailed images.
3.contrast ratio

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Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.
4.response time

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Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.
5.has motorized focus
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You can control the focus remotely, ensuring that the image stays crisp and clear.
6.displays 3D with glasses
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It supports displaying 3D images from devices such as a 3D-compatible Blu-ray player, allowing you to watch films in 3D when using suitable glasses.
The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
8.has motorized zoom
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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.
9.zoom ratio

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2.06:1

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.

Connectivity

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
2.has AirPlay
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AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
3.Has Bluetooth
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
4.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has Chromecast built-in
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Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
7.has a VGA connector
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VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
8.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
9.is DLNA-certified
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All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has lens shift (vertical)
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If the projector is not perpendicular to the projection surface, it will distort the image. Vertical lens shift allows you to correct this distortion so that you can place the projector below or above the projected image (e.g. mounting the projector to the ceiling).
3.has lens shift (horizontal)
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If the projector is not perpendicular to the projection surface, it will distort the image. Horizontal lens shift allows you to correct this distortion so that you can place the projector to the left or right of the projected image.
4.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
5.has built-in smart TV
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Devices with built-in smart TV features (such as Android TV or webOS) allow you to access popular streaming apps without the need to purchase/connect a separate smart TV device.
6.audio input ports

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More audio input ports mean that more audio devices such as microphones and keyboards can be connected at once.
7.audio output power

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Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
8.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.
9.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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