Benq 720P vs Sony VPL-DW122

Benq 720P
Sony VPL-DW122

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Benq 720P is a two HDMI port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 only has one HDMI port.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq 720P has a noise level of 34dBdB, but the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 38dBdB noise level projector (4dB 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.

17% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Benq 720P has a noise level in economy mode of 30dBdB. That's 5dB quieter than the Sony VPL-DW122 (35dBdB).
3 Reasons For
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h longer than the Benq 720P (5,000hh).
9% lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a weight of 2.5kgg. That's 0.2g lighter than the Benq 720P (2.5kgg).
$219 cheaper
The Sony VPL-DW122 costs $219.05 less than the Benq 720P.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
25% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq 720P is a 4,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h shorter than the Sony VPL-DW122 (5,000hh).
Heavier Edit
Benq 720P is 2.7kgg heavy. That's 0.2g heavier than the Sony VPL-DW122 (2.5kgg).
$219 more expensive
The Benq 720P is more expensive than the Sony VPL-DW122 by $219.05.
Over one year older
The Benq 720P is older than the Sony VPL-DW122 by 16 months.
3 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-DW122 is one, but the Benq 720P only has two HDMI ports.
11% louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a noise level of 38dBdB, however the Benq 720P is a 34dBdB noise level projector (4dB 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.

5dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 35dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 5dB louder than the Benq 720P (35dBdB).

Date Released

44 months Ago 29 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 2,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
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
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
36 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,500h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
210W 210W
Lamp Service Life
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.36 - 1.77:1
 1.36 - 1.77:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Offset
115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.6 - 2.78 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
10.2 - 12.24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
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

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 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
1 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 980BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 POL
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 POL
 VIE
 IND
Preset Mode
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard

Multimedia

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

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
275W 220W
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 288W
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 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
113.8mm 75mm
Depth
253.4mm 230.5mm
Width
324.7mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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