Optoma W320UST vs Sony VPL-HW40ES

(77)
Optoma W320UST
Sony VPL-HW40ES

Top Prices

Target PC 1-888-311-4455
Delivery unknown
Target PC 1-888-311-4455
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Vastly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma W320UST has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-HW40ES is only a 1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (3 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A little bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma W320UST has a matrix size of 0.65"", whereas the Sony VPL-HW40ES is only a 0.61"" matrix size projector (0.04" smaller).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma W320UST has a lamp power of 260WW, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES is only a 200WW lamp power projector (60W smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma W320UST is two, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has one HDMI port.
Two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Optoma W320UST is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Cheaper by $1,126
The Optoma W320UST costs $1,126.01 less than the Sony VPL-HW40ES.
No data

Reasons Against

No data 7 Reasons Against
Hugely dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-HW40ES is only 1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Optoma W320UST is a 4,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (3 ANSI lumens brighter).
A little smaller matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a matrix size of 0.61"", however the Optoma W320UST is a 0.65"" matrix size projector (0.04" bigger).
A lot smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a lamp power of 200WW, whereas the Optoma W320UST is a 260WW lamp power projector (60W bigger).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Optoma W320UST only has two HDMI ports.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Optoma W320UST only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
More expensive by $1,126
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is $1,126.01 more expensive than the Optoma W320UST.
Older by eight months
The Sony VPL-HW40ES is eight months older than the Optoma W320UST.

Awards

No awards found 12 Awards
avforums.com: Best Buy
benchmark.pl: Very Profitable
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Expert Reviews: Recommended
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 star
lydogbillede.dk: Best in Test 5 Star
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

18 months Ago 25 months Ago

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,700 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.61"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.49 - 0.66 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
85 - 115 40 - 300
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
Lamp Power
260W
BEST
200W
Lamp Service Life
3,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.27:1
BEST
 0.27:1
Offset
115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -71 - 71
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 21dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 SLV
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Grey
 Black
 Grey
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.4W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
310W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
260W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 300W
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

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
99mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
310mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
385mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

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