Optoma TW695 vs Sony VPL-SW235

Optoma TW695
Sony VPL-SW235

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
500 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma TW695 is a 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-SW235 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma TW695 is a 0.65" matrix size projector. That's 0.06" bigger than the Sony VPL-SW235 (0.59").
25% bigger bulb power Edit
The Optoma TW695 has a bulb power of 280W. That's 70W bigger than the Sony VPL-SW235 (210W).
3D Edit
The Optoma TW695 supports 3D, however 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Optoma TW695 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Sony VPL-SW235 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Two number of built-in speakerss Edit
The Optoma TW695 is a two number of built-in speakers projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW235 only has one number of built-in speakers.
$320 cheaper
The Optoma TW695 is $319.95 cheaper than the Sony VPL-SW235.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
4 Reasons For
50% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 has a service life of lamp of 6,000h. That's 3,000h longer than the Optoma TW695 (6,000h).
38% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Optoma TW695 (16W).
Lighter Edit
Sony VPL-SW235 is 4.4kg heavy. That's 3.2kg lighter than the Optoma TW695 (4.4kg).
$27.15 cheaper to run
The Sony VPL-SW235 is $27.15 cheaper to run than the Optoma TW695 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma TW695 is only 3,000h lamp service life. That's 3,000h shorter than the Sony VPL-SW235 (6,000h).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma TW695 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Sony VPL-SW235 (16W).
43% heavier Edit
The Optoma TW695 is a 7.6kg heavy projector. That's 3.2kg heavier than the Sony VPL-SW235 (4.4kg).
Over one year older
The Optoma TW695 is older than the Sony VPL-SW235 by 18 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 43%
The running costs of the Optoma TW695 are $89.67 which is $27.15 more than the Sony VPL-SW235 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-SW235 is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma TW695 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
11% smaller matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a 0.59" matrix size projector. That's 0.06" smaller than the Optoma TW695 (0.59").
34% smaller bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a 210W lamp power projector. That's 70W smaller than the Optoma TW695 (210W).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 does not support 3D, however the Optoma TW695 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.

Only two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Sony VPL-SW235 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Optoma TW695 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only one number of built-in speakers Edit
The number of number of built-in speakerss on the Sony VPL-SW235 is one, but the Optoma TW695 only has two number of built-in speakerss.
$320 more expensive
The Sony VPL-SW235 is more expensive than the Optoma TW695 by $319.95.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Sony VPL-SW235, however 2 retailers sell the Optoma TW695. 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.

Date Released

50 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 86.93
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 89.67
Purchase price $ 650.00
Total cost of ownership $ 739.67
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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

0.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
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
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 10
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.59"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
77 - 100 57 - 103
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000h
Lamp Type
 P-VIP
 P-VIP
Bulb Power
280W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp
3,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.46:1
 0.46:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
125% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.71 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.415 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 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
Progressive Scan Output
 Progressive scan output
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
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

Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
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)
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,075BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 91.1 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 47 - 93
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 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
2
BEST
1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop 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)
365W 251W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 219W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 315W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.6kg 4.4kg
BEST
Height
210mm 138.7mm
Depth
407mm 310mm
Width
426.5mm 365mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
BEST
 USB
 VGA
3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Touchpad
 Built-in touchpad
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback