Sony VPL-VW1100ES vs Sony VPL-VW500ES

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Sony VPL-VW1100ES
Sony VPL-VW500ES

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 2,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-VW500ES is only a 1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
20% bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a lamp power of 330WW, however the Sony VPL-VW500ES is only a 265WW lamp power projector (65W smaller).
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 23dBdB noise level projector. That's 3dB quieter than the Sony VPL-VW500ES (26dBdB). 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.

A bit better expert reviews
Based on 5 expert reviews, the average review score of the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is 95%, whereas the average rating of the Sony VPL-VW500ES is 91% (based on 20 reviews).
4 Reasons For
6g lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-VW500ES is a 14kgg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 20kgg heavy projector (6g heavier).
Cheaper by $15,167
The Sony VPL-VW500ES is $15,167 cheaper than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES.
Five more awards
The Sony VPL-VW500ES has 8 awards from expert review sites, but the Sony VPL-VW1100ES has 3 awards.
Significantly better user reviews
Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the Sony VPL-VW500ES is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is 60% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
6g heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 20kgg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-VW500ES is a 14kgg heavy projector (6g lighter).
More expensive by $15,167
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is $15,167 more expensive than the Sony VPL-VW500ES.
Five less awards
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has only received 3 awards, but the Sony VPL-VW500ES has received 8 awards.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony VPL-VW500ES is 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
1 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-VW500ES is a 1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 2,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
25% smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-VW500ES has a lamp power of 265WW, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 330WW lamp power projector (65W bigger).
3dB louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-VW500ES is a 26dBdB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES (26dBdB). 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.

Older by one month
The Sony VPL-VW500ES is one month older than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The average expert rating of the Sony VPL-VW500ES is 91%, whereas the average expert rating of the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is 95% (based on 5 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
soundandvision.com: Top Pick
8 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
avforums.com: Highly Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Expert Reviews: Ultimate
homecinemachoice.com: Best Buy
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

39 months Ago 40 months Ago

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
Projector Brightness
2,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Size
0.74" 0.74"
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 300 60 - 300
Projection Technology
 SXRD
 SXRD

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Lamp Power
330W
BEST
265W

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
-80 - 80 -80 - 85
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-31 - 31 -31 - 31
Focus Mode
 Auto
 Auto
Magnification
2.06x Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10

Performance

Noise Level
23dB
BEST
26dB

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Maximum Power Consumption
480W 375W
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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
20kg 14kg
BEST
Height
200mm 195.3mm
Depth
640mm 463.6mm
Width
520mm 495.6mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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