Benq 720P vs Sony VPL-DW122

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Benq 720P
Sony VPL-DW122

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Benq 720P supports 3D, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 does not. 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Benq 720P is a two HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Sony VPL-DW122 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Quieter noise level Edit
The Benq 720P has a noise level of 34dB, but the Sony VPL-DW122 is a 38dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

17% quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Benq 720P has a noise level (economic mode) of 30dB. That's 5dB quieter than the Sony VPL-DW122 (35dB).
90% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Benq 720P is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 9W higher than the Sony VPL-DW122 (1W).
7 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a projector brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Benq 720P (2,600 ANSI lumens).
Longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-DW122 is 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 3,500h longer than the Benq 720P (10,000h).
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq 720P (5,000h).
8% lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a weight of 2.5kg. That's 200g lighter than the Benq 720P (2.5kg).
$249 cheaper
The Sony VPL-DW122 costs $249.06 less than the Benq 720P.
Available from 1 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.
19% cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-DW122 only costs $55.14 to run over five years but the Benq 720P costs $68.24 to run (24% more). Read more

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
4% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Benq 720P is only 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-DW122 (2,600 ANSI lumens).
54% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq 720P is a 6,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,500h shorter than the Sony VPL-DW122 (10,000h).
25% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Benq 720P has a service life of lamp of 4,000h. That's 1,000h shorter than the Sony VPL-DW122 (5,000h).
Heavier Edit
Benq 720P is 2.7kg heavy. That's 200g heavier than the Sony VPL-DW122 (2.5kg).
$249 more expensive
The Benq 720P is more expensive than the Sony VPL-DW122 by $249.06.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Benq 720P, however 2 retailers sell the Sony VPL-DW122. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over one year older
The Benq 720P is older than the Sony VPL-DW122 by 16 months.
24% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Benq 720P are $68.24 which is $13.10 more than the Sony VPL-DW122 over five years. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 does not support 3D, whereas the Benq 720P 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-DW122 is one, but the Benq 720P only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
11% louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 has a noise level of 38dB, however the Benq 720P is a 34dB noise level projector (4dB 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.

5dB louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 5dB louder than the Benq 720P (35dB).
9x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-DW122 is a 1W RMS rated power projector. That's 9W lower than the Benq 720P (1W).

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 65.50
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 68.24
Purchase price $ 749.00
Total cost of ownership $ 817.24
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 52.40
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 55.14
Purchase price $ 499.94
Total cost of ownership $ 555.08
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
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
2,500 ANSI lumens 2,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,600 ANSI lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
36 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,500h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
210W 210W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h 5,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.36 - 1.77:1
 1.36 - 1.77:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Offset
115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 - 2.78 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
10.2 - 12.24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 Not supported
 Not supported
Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 980BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 102 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
23 - 120 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 POL
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 POL
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Standard
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
BEST
1W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 Grey
 White
 Black
 Grey
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
275W 220W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 288W
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

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 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg 2.5kg
BEST
Height
113.8mm 75mm
Depth
253.4mm 230.5mm
Width
324.7mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Audio Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
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