Sony VPL-CW255 vs Sony VPL-EW295

Sony VPL-CW255
Sony VPL-EW295

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
16% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has a projector brightness of 4,500 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-EW295 is only a 3,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-EW295 (2,100 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-CW255 is 245W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-EW295 is only a 210W lamp power projector (35W smaller).
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.
4% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-CW255 only costs $83.72 to run but the Sony VPL-EW295 costs $87.48 to run (4% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
50% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10,000h. That's 5,000h longer than the Sony VPL-CW255 (10,000h).
50% longer service life of lamp Edit
Sony VPL-EW295 is 6,000h lamp service life. That's 3,000h longer than the Sony VPL-CW255 (6,000h).
38% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Sony VPL-CW255 (16W).
Lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 4.1kg heavy projector. That's 1.4kg lighter than the Sony VPL-CW255 (4.1kg).
$65 cheaper
The Sony VPL-EW295 is $65.04 cheaper than the Sony VPL-CW255.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-CW255 is only 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (5,000h longer).
3,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 is a 3,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h longer).
Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
1.4kg heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-CW255 has a weight of 5.5kg, however the Sony VPL-EW295 is a 4.1kg heavy projector (1.4kg lighter).
More expensive by $65
The Sony VPL-CW255 is $65.04 more expensive than the Sony VPL-EW295.
Older by one month
The Sony VPL-CW255 is one month older than the Sony VPL-EW295.
5 Reasons Against
700 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 is a 3,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 700 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CW255 (3,800 ANSI lumens).
Dimmer projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-EW295 is only 2,100 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode, but the Sony VPL-CW255 is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (400 ANSI lumens brighter).
17% smaller bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-EW295 has a bulb power of 210W. That's 35W smaller than the Sony VPL-CW255 (210W).
Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the Sony VPL-EW295, but 2 sellers sell the Sony VPL-CW255. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
4% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Sony VPL-EW295 costs $87.48 to run which is $3.76 more to run than the Sony VPL-CW255. Show assumptions.

Date Released

32 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 80.98
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 83.72
Purchase price $ 1,134.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,218.71
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.54
Electricity cost - standby $ 27.94
Total running cost $ 87.48
Purchase price $ 1,069.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,157.43
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3700:1
 3700:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
4,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,800 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-20 - 20 -20 - 20
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.75" 0.75"
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,100 ANSI lumens
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1.02 - 15.24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
245W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,054BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
19 - 92 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 92 47 - 93
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
5.1W
Power Consumption (typical)
340W 250W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
35 - 85 35 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.5kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
122.3mm 96.2mm
Depth
330.5mm 252mm
Width
406mm 365mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA
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