Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-SW620C

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-SW620C

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £9.75
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
19% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-SW620C is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (600 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3D image projection Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports 3D image projection, but the Sony VPL-SW620C does not support 3D image projection. 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.

Full HD projection Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports Full HD projection, whereas the Sony VPL-SW620C does not support Full HD projection. 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma HD26 is two, but the Sony VPL-SW620C only has one HDMI port.
Two times lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a weight of 2.5kg, however the Sony VPL-SW620C is a 6kg heavy projector (3.6kg heavier).
10 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
40% cheaper to run
Over five years the Optoma HD26 is £51.34 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-SW620C. Read more
4 Reasons For
19% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,500h longer than the Optoma HD26 (8,000h).
16% bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C is a 225W lamp power projector. That's 35W bigger than the Optoma HD26 (225W).
Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Optoma HD26 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C is a 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Optoma HD26 (16W).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500h, but the Sony VPL-SW620C is an 8,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,500h longer).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190W, but the Sony VPL-SW620C is a 225W lamp power projector (35W bigger).
Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Optoma HD26 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, however the Sony VPL-SW620C has an Ethernet LAN connection.
6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the Sony VPL-SW620C is a 16W RMS rated power projector (6W higher).
8 Reasons Against
600 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C is a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 600 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (2,600 ANSI lumens).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C does not support 3D image projection, but the Optoma HD26 supports 3D image projection. 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.

Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C does not support Full HD projection, whereas the Optoma HD26 supports Full HD projection. 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 HDMI port Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C has one HDMI port, however the Optoma HD26 only has two HDMI ports.
60% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C is a 6kg heavy projector. That's 3.6kg heavier than the Optoma HD26 (6kg).
Fewer sellers
Only 3 stores sells the Sony VPL-SW620C, but 13 stores sell the Optoma HD26. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One month older
The Sony VPL-SW620C is older than the Optoma HD26 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 66%
The running costs over five years of the Sony VPL-SW620C are £129.70 which is £51.34 more than the Optoma HD26. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 577.36
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.21
Electricity cost - standby £ 43.49
Total running cost £ 129.70

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.64T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.64 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
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,600 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.5 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
41.8 - 300 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,500h 8,000h
BEST
Lamp Power
190W 225W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.5 - 2.67 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.9 - 24 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
BEST
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 16W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
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 On Standby
0.5W
BEST
5.9W
Typical Power Consumption
233W
BEST
269W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 240W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 329W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
6kg
Height
114mm 168mm
Depth
224mm 328mm
Width
315mm 372mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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