Acer X133PWH vs Sony VPL-DX147
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Acer X133PWHvsSony VPL-DX147

Acer X133PWH

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with average running costs
71
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$1,300 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
31dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 31dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jul 2015
Sony VPL-DX147

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Sony VPL-DX147

$779.95
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
87
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
3D No
Release Date Aug 2014
Acer X133PWH

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A cheap and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with average running costs
71
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$1,300 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good
31dB 1280 X 800 13000:1 Yes Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 31dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 13000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jul 2015
Sony VPL-DX147

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Sony VPL-DX147

$779.95
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
87
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
89
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3000:1
3D No
Release Date Aug 2014

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
2 Reasons For
23% Quieter Noise Level
The Acer X133PWH is a 31dB projector. That's 7dB quieter than the Sony VPL-DX147 (38dB).

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.

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3D
The Acer X133PWH supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-DX147 does not support 3D.

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.

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4% Brighter Projector Brightness
The Sony VPL-DX147 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer X133PWH (3,100 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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10% Bigger Bulb Power
The Sony VPL-DX147 has a bulb power of 210W. That's 20W bigger than the Acer X133PWH (190W).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Ethernet LAN
The Sony VPL-DX147 has an Ethernet LAN, but the Acer X133PWH does not have an Ethernet LAN.

This denotes whether the projector has the native capability to connect to the local network, in order to receive movie files and the like from your computer.

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Cheaper to Run by $1,247 Over Five Years
The Sony VPL-DX147 is $1,247 cheaper to run than the Acer X133PWH over five years.
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Better Brand
Sony projectors have an average rating of 88.9%, but Acer has an average rating of 80.9%.

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Sony is 88.86% based on 911 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 80.9% based on 1,643 reviews.
Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Acer

81

81

Based on 1,643 reviews
Sony

89

89

Based on 911 reviews

Date Released

Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
31 months old Best 43 months old

Key Features

Noise Level

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.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

3D

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.

Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Best
Yes
No

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer X133PWH
Acer
X133PWH
194 trees 7.6 tonnes CO2
Sony VPL-DX147
Sony
VPL-DX147
7 trees 0.27 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Noise Level 31dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 228dB
BEST
35dB
Heat Dissipation Unknown - Click to provide data 1,014BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
 
 
 
Projector Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
13000:1
 13000:1
13000:1
 13000:1
Projector Brightness 3,100 ANSI Lumens 3,200 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Maximum Analog Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 0.12kHz 48kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 100kHz 92kHz
BEST
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 0.02kHz 92kHz
BEST
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 15kHz 19kHz
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI Lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 2,485 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.3:1
 1.3:1
1.3:1
 1.3:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 5,000h 5,000h
 
 
 
Lens System Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Optical Zoom 1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom 2x 4x
BEST
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Built-In Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Power Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 235W 221W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 197W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 298W
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (network Standby) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Weight 2.5kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height 93mm 75mm
Depth 223mm 230.5mm
Width 314mm 315mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer X133PWH Sony VPL-DX147
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC

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