Panasonic PT-RZ470 vs Sony VPL-VW1100ES

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Panasonic PT-RZ470
Sony VPL-VW1100ES

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES (2,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
82% lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a weight of 11kgg. That's 9g lighter than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES (20kgg).
Narrower Edit
Panasonic PT-RZ470 is 455mmmm wide. That's 65mm narrower than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES (520mmmm).
$20,507 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 costs $20,507 less than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES.
Available from 4 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are vastly better
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES has an average rating of 60% (based on 2 reviews).
3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is two, but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 only has one HDMI port.
Vastly quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a noise level of 23dBdB, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dBdB noise level projector (12dB louder). 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.

Expert reviews are better
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has an average expert review score of 95% based on 5 reviews, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470 has an average rating of 90% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is one, but the Sony VPL-VW1100ES only has two HDMI ports.
A lot louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a noise level of 35dBdB, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 23dBdB noise level projector (12dB quieter). 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.

Ten months older
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is older than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES by ten months.
Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic PT-RZ470's average expert rating is 90%, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES's is 95% (based on 5 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a projector brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (2,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
45% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a weight of 20kgg. That's 9g heavier than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (20kgg).
Wider Edit
Sony VPL-VW1100ES is 520mmmm wide. That's 65mm wider than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (520mmmm).
$20,507 more expensive
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 by $20,507.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Sony VPL-VW1100ES, whereas 5 sellers sell the Panasonic PT-RZ470. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES's average user rating is only 60%, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

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insideci.co.uk: Recommended
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
soundandvision.com: Top Pick

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Date Released

49 months Ago 39 months Ago

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.74"
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
BEST
 2.0:1
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 60 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 330W

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -80 - 80
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -31 - 31
Aperture Range
2 - 3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.5 - 43 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Auto
 Auto
Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.06x

Video

Graphics Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 23dB
BEST

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
460W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 480W
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 Operational Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
11kg
BEST
20kg
Height
137mm
BEST
200mm
Depth
415mm
BEST
640mm
Width
455mm
BEST
520mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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