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Panasonic PT-RZ470 vs Sony VPL-VW1100ES

Panasonic PT-RZ470 vs Sony VPL-VW1100ES

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Panasonic PT-RZ470
Sony VPL-VW1100ES

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens. That's 1,500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES (2,000 ANSI lumens).
DVI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a DVI port, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES does not have a DVI port.
$14,701 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 costs $14,700.99 less than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES.
User reviews are vastly better
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES has an average rating of 60% (based on 2 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Vastly quieter noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a noise level of 23dB, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dB noise level projector (12dB 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.

Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Expert reviews are better
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has an average expert review score of 95% based on 5 reviews, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470 has an average rating of 90% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
A lot louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a noise level of 35dB, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES is a 23dB noise level projector (12dB 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.

Less retailers
Only 3 shops sells the Panasonic PT-RZ470, whereas 5 retailers sell the Sony VPL-VW1100ES. 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.
Ten months older
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is older than the Sony VPL-VW1100ES by ten months.
Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic PT-RZ470's average expert rating is 90%, however the Sony VPL-VW1100ES's is 95% (based on 5 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a projector brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (2,000 ANSI lumens).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES does not have a DVI port, but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 does.
$14,701 more expensive
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 by $14,700.99.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The Sony VPL-VW1100ES's average user rating is only 60%, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
insideci.co.uk: Recommended
projectorreviews.com: Hot Product
soundandvision.com: Top Pick

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

54 months Ago 44 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 115.63
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 118.52
Purchase price $ 3,899.00
Total cost of ownership $ 4,017.52
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.75T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000000:1
 1000000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,000 ANSI lumens
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.74"
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
BEST
 2.0:1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 60 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 330W

Lens System

Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -80 - 80
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -31 - 31
Aperture Range (F-F)
2 - 3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.5 - 43 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Magnification
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.06x

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB 23dB
BEST

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
460W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 480W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
11kg
BEST
20kg
Height
137mm 200mm
Depth
415mm 640mm
Width
455mm 520mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included
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