Benq SU922 vs Sony VPL-SW631

Benq SU922
Sony VPL-SW631

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SU922 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-SW631 is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (2 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot bigger lamp power Edit
The Benq SU922 has a lamp power of 370WW, but the Sony VPL-SW631 is only a 225WW lamp power projector (145W smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq SU922 is two, but the Sony VPL-SW631 only has one HDMI port.
4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq SU922 has an RMS rated power of 20WW, whereas the Sony VPL-SW631 is only a 16WW RMS rated power projector (4W lower).
23% lighter Edit
The Benq SU922 has a weight of 4.9kgg, however the Sony VPL-SW631 is a 6kgg heavy projector (1.1g heavier).
1 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.
5 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 4h longer than the Benq SU922 (6,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Sony VPL-SW631 is two, but the Benq SU922 only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 is a three VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Benq SU922 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 has a noise level of 28dBdB, however the Benq SU922 is a 36dBdB noise level projector (8dB 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.

$385 cheaper
The Sony VPL-SW631 costs $385.46 less than the Benq SU922.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter lamp service life Edit
The Benq SU922 has a lamp service life of 2,000hh, whereas the Sony VPL-SW631 is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector (4h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Benq SU922 is one, but the Sony VPL-SW631 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Benq SU922 is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW631 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
23% louder noise level Edit
The Benq SU922 is a 36dBdB noise level projector. That's 8dB louder than the Sony VPL-SW631 (28dBdB). 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.

More expensive by $385
The Benq SU922 is $385.46 more expensive than the Sony VPL-SW631.
Older by three months
The Benq SU922 is three months older than the Sony VPL-SW631.
6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SU922 (3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 is a 225WW lamp power projector. That's 145W smaller than the Benq SU922 (225WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-SW631 is one, but the Benq SU922 only has two HDMI ports.
4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector. That's 4W lower than the Benq SU922 (16WW).
19% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-SW631 has a weight of 6kgg. That's 1.1g heavier than the Benq SU922 (6kgg).
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the Sony VPL-SW631, whereas 2 sellers sell the Benq SU922. 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.

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Date Released

16 months Ago 13 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,300 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -5 - 5
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,300 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 240 65 - 110
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
2,500h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
370W
BEST
225W
Lamp Service Life
2,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.03x
Throw Ratio
 0.267 - 0.274:1
 0.267 - 0.274:1
Offset
102.5% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
-2.5 - 2.5 -3.7 - 3.7
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -2.3 - 2.3
Aperture Range
2.45 - 3.07 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
15.78 - 25.12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
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
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2 3
BEST

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 28dB
BEST
Noise Level in Economy Mode
33dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,126BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 JPN
 SLK
 HUN
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 CRO
 JPN
 SLK
 HUN
 PER
 VIE
 IND
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright
BEST
 sRGB
 3D
 Cinema
 Custom
 Presentation
 Bright

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Wall-mounted
 Desktop
 Wall-mounted
Colour
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
490W 330W
BEST
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 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.9kg
BEST
6kg
Height
118.4mm 138mm
Depth
267.5mm 372mm
Width
411.4mm 382mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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