Benq MX819ST vs Sony VPL-SW235

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Benq MX819ST
Sony VPL-SW235

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Hugely longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Benq MX819ST is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Sony VPL-SW235 is only a 1,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (9,000h shorter).
3D Edit
The Benq MX819ST supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-SW235 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

1.8kg lighter Edit
The Benq MX819ST has a weight of 2.6kg, however the Sony VPL-SW235 is a 4.4kg heavy projector (1.8kg heavier).
Cheaper by $363
The Benq MX819ST costs $362.96 less than the Sony VPL-SW235.
4 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
Bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 20W bigger than the Benq MX819ST (210W).
25% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 has a service life of lamp of 6,000h. That's 1,500h longer than the Benq MX819ST (6,000h).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Benq MX819ST only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Benq MX819ST (16W).
$4.53 cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-SW235 only costs $62.52 to run over five years whereas the Benq MX819ST costs $67.05 to run (7% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
Benq MX819ST is only 190W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-SW235 is a 210W lamp power projector (20W bigger).
A lot shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq MX819ST is a 4,500h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW235 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (1,500h longer).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Benq MX819ST is one, but the Sony VPL-SW235 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq MX819ST has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Sony VPL-SW235 is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
Older by over one year
The Benq MX819ST is 14 months older than the Sony VPL-SW235.
$4.53 more expensive to run over five years
The Benq MX819ST costs $67.05 to run which is $4.53 more to run than the Sony VPL-SW235 over five years. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a 1,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 9,000h shorter than the Benq MX819ST (1,000h).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 does not support 3D, however the Benq MX819ST supports 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

41% heavier Edit
Sony VPL-SW235 is 4.4kg heavy. That's 1.8kg heavier than the Benq MX819ST (4.4kg).
$363 more expensive
The Sony VPL-SW235 is more expensive than the Benq MX819ST by $362.96.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Sony VPL-SW235, however 5 shops sell the Benq MX819ST. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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Date Released

46 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 67.05
Purchase price $ 606.99
Total cost of ownership $ 674.04
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 62.52
Purchase price $ 969.95
Total cost of ownership $ 1,032.47
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.42T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1200
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
- 30 - 30 10
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,700 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 300 57 - 103
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
1,000h
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,500h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.46:1
 0.46:1
Offset
130% Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3 3
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
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
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,075BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 47 - 93
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Other Operating Systems Supported
 Android
 iOS
 Android
 iOS

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
270W 251W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 219W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 315W
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 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.6kg
BEST
4.4kg
Height
114.4mm 138.7mm
Depth
232.6mm 310mm
Width
287.3mm 365mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
BEST
 VGA

Other Features

F-Number (relative Aperture)
2.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback