Sony VPL-CH355 vs Sony VPL-SW535C

Sony VPL-CH355
Sony VPL-SW535C

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
25% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-SW535C is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
600 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 is a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector. That's 600 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-SW535C (2,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-CH355 is 250W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-SW535C is only a 210W lamp power projector (40W smaller).
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW535C is only a 3,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 supports full HD, whereas the Sony VPL-SW535C does not support 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.

One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-CH355 is two, but the Sony VPL-SW535C only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Sony VPL-SW535C only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
2W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has an RMS rated power of 12W, whereas the Sony VPL-SW535C is only a 10W RMS rated power projector (2W lower).
25% lighter Edit
The Sony VPL-CH355 has a weight of 5.7kg, however the Sony VPL-SW535C is a 7.1kg heavy projector (1.4kg heavier).
39% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-CH355 only costs $67.52 to run but the Sony VPL-SW535C costs $110.15 to run (63% more). Read more
1 Reason For
17% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h, however the Sony VPL-CH355 is only a 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-CH355 is only 5,000h service life of lamp in economic mode, but the Sony VPL-SW535C is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h longer).
12 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Sony VPL-CH355 is a 4,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens brighter).
30% dimmer projector brightness (economic mode) Edit
Sony VPL-SW535C is only 2,000 ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode. That's 600 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-CH355 (2,000 ANSI lumens).
20% smaller bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C has a bulb power of 210W, however the Sony VPL-CH355 is a 250W lamp power projector (40W bigger).
A lot shorter service life of lamp Edit
Sony VPL-SW535C is only 3,000h lamp service life, but the Sony VPL-CH355 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C does not support full HD, whereas the Sony VPL-CH355 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.

One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Sony VPL-CH355 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-SW535C is two, but the Sony VPL-CH355 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Sony VPL-CH355 is a 12W RMS rated power projector (2W higher).
1.4kg heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-SW535C is a 7.1kg heavy projector, whereas the Sony VPL-CH355 is a 5.7kg heavy projector (1.4kg lighter).
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Older by four months
The Sony VPL-SW535C is four months older than the Sony VPL-CH355.
$42.63 more expensive to run over five years
The Sony VPL-SW535C costs $110.15 to run which is $42.63 more to run than the Sony VPL-CH355 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 64.78
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 67.52
Purchase price $ 1,499.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,566.52
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 69.07
Electricity cost - standby $ 41.08
Total running cost $ 110.15

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).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.74T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2500:1
 2500:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-20 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.75"
Digital Gamma Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital gamma correction
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,000 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
BEST
 1.5:1
Projection Distance
1.02 - 7.62 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 300 70 - 130
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h 6,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
250W
BEST
210W
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.05x
Throw Ratio
 2.2:1
 2.2:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
-5 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
-4 - 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -2 - 2
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -4 - 4

Video

Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 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
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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 (economic Mode)
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
1,204BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
19 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
48 - 92 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
12W
BEST
10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
7.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
272W
BEST
290W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
254W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
353W 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
Power Consumption (network Standby)
6.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.7kg
BEST
7.1kg
Height
113mm 122mm
Depth
330.5mm 423mm
Width
406mm 384.1mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
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