Canon WX-520 vs Sony VPLFH31

Canon WX-520
Sony VPLFH31

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Canon WX-520 is 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Sony VPLFH31 is only a 4,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot lighter Edit
Canon WX-520 is 5.9kgg heavy, but the Sony VPLFH31 is an 8.3kgg heavy projector (2.4g heavier).
5 Reasons For
0.06" bigger matrix size Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has a matrix size of 0.76"", however the Canon WX-520 is only a 0.7"" matrix size projector (0.06" smaller).
25W bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has a lamp power of 275WW, whereas the Canon WX-520 is only a 250WW lamp power projector (25W smaller).
Quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 is a 37dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Canon WX-520 (37dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

2dB quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has a noise level in economy mode of 30dBdB, however the Canon WX-520 is a 32dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
3 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
0.06" smaller matrix size Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a matrix size of 0.7"", however the Sony VPLFH31 is a 0.76"" matrix size projector (0.06" bigger).
25W smaller lamp power Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a lamp power of 250WW, whereas the Sony VPLFH31 is a 275WW lamp power projector (25W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The Canon WX-520 is a 38dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Sony VPLFH31 (37dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

2dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Canon WX-520 has a noise level in economy mode of 32dBdB, however the Sony VPLFH31 is a 30dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).
Not as many stockists
The Canon WX-520 is only stocked by 1 seller, however the Sony VPLFH31 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
3 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPLFH31 is only 4,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Canon WX-520 is a 5,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot heavier Edit
Sony VPLFH31 is 8.3kgg heavy, but the Canon WX-520 is a 5.9kgg heavy projector (2.4g lighter).
Older by ten months
The Sony VPLFH31 is ten months older than the Canon WX-520.

Date Released

41 months Ago 50 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
5,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,300 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.7" 0.76"
BEST
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,400 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.2 - 16.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 40 - 600
Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projection Technology
 LCOS
 LCOS

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h
Lamp Type
 NSH
 NSH
Lamp Power
250W 275W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6x
Throw Ratio
 1.43 - 2.57:1
 1.43 - 2.57:1
Digital Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
0 - 62 0 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32
Focal Length Range
21.7 - 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Magnification
1.8x Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 1
Audio in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
 1000
 100
 10

Performance

Noise Level
38dB 37dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB 30dB
BEST
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,365BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Silver
 White
 Black
 Silver
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.6W 0.3W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
355W
BEST
400W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
285W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg
BEST
8.3kg
Height
134mm 134mm
Depth
370mm 463mm
Width
337mm 390mm
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