Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-DW122

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-DW122

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-DW122 is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A little bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a matrix size of 0.65"", whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 is only a 0.59"" matrix size projector (0.06" smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma HD26 is two, but the Sony VPL-DW122 only has one HDMI port.
A lot quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 26dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 35dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (9dB louder).
Cheaper by $96
The Optoma HD26 costs $95.95 less than the Sony VPL-DW122.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
2 Reasons For
10% bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 20W bigger than the Optoma HD26 (210WW).
Bigger digital zoom Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 4xx digital zoom projector. That's 2x bigger than the Optoma HD26 (4xx).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190WW, but the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 210WW lamp power projector (20W bigger).
Vastly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a digital zoom of 2xx, however the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 4xx digital zoom projector (2x bigger).
Older by one month
The Optoma HD26 is one month older than the Sony VPL-DW122.
6 Reasons Against
50% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a projector brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (2,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
0.06" smaller matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 0.59"" matrix size projector. That's 0.06" smaller than the Optoma HD26 (0.59"").
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-DW122 is one, but the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports.
26% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 35dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 9dB louder than the Optoma HD26 (35dBdB).
$96 more expensive
The Sony VPL-DW122 is more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by $95.95.
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the Sony VPL-DW122, whereas 5 stores sell the Optoma HD26. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,600 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.59"
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,600 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,073.4M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
41.8 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,500h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
190W 210W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
2x 4x
BEST
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.5 - 2.67 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.9 - 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 38dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 980BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 1W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
233W 220W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
262W 288W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
110 - 220 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg 2.5kg
Height
114mm
BEST
75mm
Depth
224mm
BEST
230.5mm
Width
315mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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