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Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-SW620C

Optoma HD26 vs Sony VPL-SW620C

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Optoma HD26
Sony VPL-SW620C

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Standard delivery: £7.99
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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 Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports 3D, but the Sony VPL-SW620C 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.

Full HD Edit
The Optoma HD26 supports full HD, whereas the Sony VPL-SW620C 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.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 31dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Sony VPL-SW620C (33dB). Read more

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.

Cheaper by £637
The Optoma HD26 costs £637.20 less than the Sony VPL-SW620C.
6 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
2 Reasons For
16% bigger bulb power Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C has a bulb power of 225W. That's 35W bigger than the Optoma HD26 (225W).
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C has an Ethernet LAN, but the Optoma HD26 does not have an Ethernet LAN.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
Optoma HD26 is only 190W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-SW620C is a 225W lamp power projector (35W bigger).
7 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 full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C does not support full HD, whereas the Optoma HD26 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.

A little louder noise level Edit
The Sony VPL-SW620C has a noise level of 33dB, whereas the Optoma HD26 is a 31dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). Read more

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.

£637 more expensive
The Sony VPL-SW620C is more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by £637.20.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 stores sells the Sony VPL-SW620C, but 8 shops 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

34 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 74.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 78.36
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 477.36
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.21
Electricity cost - standby £ 43.49
Total running cost £ 129.70
Purchase price £ 1,036.20
Total cost of ownership £ 1,165.90
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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 (typical)
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,600 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65" 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 Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
41.8 - 305 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,500h 8,000h
BEST
Bulb Power
190W 225W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.5 - 2.67 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.9 - 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Supported 3D Formats
 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
AUX in
 AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
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

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
33dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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 (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
5.9W
Power Consumption (typical)
233W
BEST
269W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 240W
Power Consumption (max)
262W 329W
USB Powered
 USB powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220
 220

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.5kg
BEST
6kg
Height
102mm 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
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

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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