Benq SP920P vs Sony VPLFH31

Benq SP920P
Sony VPLFH31

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Benq SP920P is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPLFH31 (4,300 ANSI lumens).
Three component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The Benq SP920P has three component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins, however the Sony VPLFH31 only has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq SP920P has a built-in speaker(s), but the Sony VPLFH31 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

10 Reasons For
25% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 4,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq SP920P (4,000h).
6% bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has a bulb power of 275W. That's 15W bigger than the Benq SP920P (275W).
34% longer service life of lamp Edit
Sony VPLFH31 is 3,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h longer than the Benq SP920P (3,000h).
Full HD Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 supports full HD, but the Benq SP920P does not. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has an ethernet LAN, but the Benq SP920P does not have an ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPLFH31 is 30dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB quieter than the Benq SP920P (30dB).
Lighter Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 is an 8.3kg heavy projector. That's 2.1kg lighter than the Benq SP920P (8.3kg).
$295 cheaper
The Sony VPLFH31 is $295.05 cheaper than the Benq SP920P.
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $111.49
The Sony VPLFH31 is $111.49 cheaper to run than the Benq SP920P over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Benq SP920P has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 3,000h. That's 1,000h shorter than the Sony VPLFH31 (4,000h).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Benq SP920P has a bulb power of 260W. That's 15W smaller than the Sony VPLFH31 (275W).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Benq SP920P is only 2,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h shorter than the Sony VPLFH31 (3,000h).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Benq SP920P does not support full HD, whereas the Sony VPLFH31 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Benq SP920P does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony VPLFH31 has an ethernet LAN.
Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Benq SP920P is 34dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 4dB louder than the Sony VPLFH31 (30dB).
2.1kg heavier Edit
The Benq SP920P is a 10.4kg heavy projector. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Sony VPLFH31 (8.3kg).
$295 more expensive
The Benq SP920P is more expensive than the Sony VPLFH31 by $295.05.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Benq SP920P, but 6 stores sell the Sony VPLFH31. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 115%
The Benq SP920P costs $208.40 to run which is $111.49 more to run than the Sony VPLFH31 over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
40% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 is a 4,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Benq SP920P (4,300 ANSI lumens).
Only one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in, however the Benq SP920P only has three component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony VPLFH31 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq SP920P does. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Three months older
The Sony VPLFH31 is older than the Benq SP920P by three months.

Date Released

49 months Ago 52 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 181.01
Electricity cost - standby $ 27.39
Total running cost $ 208.40
Purchase price $ 3,325.00
Total cost of ownership $ 3,533.40
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.27
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.64
Total running cost $ 96.91
Purchase price $ 3,029.95
Total cost of ownership $ 3,126.86
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
36
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.65T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,300 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,400 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
31 - 300 40 - 600
Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
3,000h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHP
 UHP
Bulb Power
260W 275W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h 3,000h
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6x
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.4 - 2.55 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
23.88 - 27.46 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
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 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
BNC Input Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
3
BEST
1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
34dB 30dB
BEST
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,365BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 82 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 85 47 - 93
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ARA
 NOR
 FIN
 HUN
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ARA
 NOR
 FIN
 HUN
 PER
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Preset Modes
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
BEST
 sRGB
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
760W 400W
BEST
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 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 10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
12kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
10.4kg 8.3kg
BEST
Height
167mm 134mm
Depth
355mm 463mm
Width
443mm 390mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Mounting Brackets Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting brackets included
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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