Acer X112H vs Sony VPL-DX142

Acer X112H
Sony VPL-DX142

Top Prices

Argos
Standard delivery: £3.95
In stock
Acer Direct
Delivery unknown
Viking
Out of stock
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (23 available)
ODSI Online Digital Solutions
Delivery unknown
In stock
Amazon UK
Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
17% longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer X112H is a 6,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Sony VPL-DX142 (5,000h).
3D image projection Edit
The Acer X112H supports 3D image projection, whereas the Sony VPL-DX142 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 Acer X112H supports Full HD projection, however the Sony VPL-DX142 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.

9% lighter Edit
Acer X112H is 2.3kg heavy. That's 200g lighter than the Sony VPL-DX142 (2.5kg).
£133 cheaper
The Acer X112H costs £249.99, whereas the Sony VPL-DX142 is £383.40.
5 Reasons For
A little brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Acer X112H is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 10,000h, but the Acer X112H is only a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (3,000h shorter).
A little bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a lamp power of 210W, but the Acer X112H is only a 190W lamp power projector (20W smaller).
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
4% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-DX142 only costs £74.20 to run but the Acer X112H costs £76.91 to run (4% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer X112H is only 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-DX142 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer X112H is a 7,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 3,000h shorter than the Sony VPL-DX142 (10,000h).
20W smaller lamp power Edit
The Acer X112H is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 20W smaller than the Sony VPL-DX142 (210W).
Not as many stockists
Only 3 retailers sells the Acer X112H, however 8 sellers sell the Sony VPL-DX142. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 4%
Over five years the Acer X112H costs £76.91 to run which is £2.71 more to run than the Sony VPL-DX142. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
1,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, whereas the Acer X112H is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 does not support 3D image projection, whereas the Acer X112H 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-DX142 does not support Full HD projection, however the Acer X112H 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.

200g heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DX142 has a weight of 2.5kg, however the Acer X112H is a 2.3kg heavy projector (200g lighter).
More expensive by £133
The Sony VPL-DX142 is £133.41 more expensive than the Acer X112H.
Older by five months
The Sony VPL-DX142 is five months older than the Acer X112H.

Date Released

23 months Ago 29 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 249.99
Total cost of ownership £ 326.90
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 70.51
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 74.20
Purchase price £ 383.40
Total cost of ownership £ 457.60
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.63"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.02kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
100kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 11.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
7,000h 10,000h
BEST
Lamp Type
 OSRAM
 OSRAM
Lamp Power
190W 210W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
6,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
2.51 - 2.69 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.95 - 24.18 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
BEST
 3D image projection
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
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

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
30dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
27dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 987BTU/h
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 19 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 92
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
240W 220W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 290W
USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3048 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg
BEST
2.5kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 75mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 230.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm

Packaging Content

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