NEC PX700W vs Sony VPL-CH370
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NEC PX700WvsSony VPL-CH370

NEC PX700W

67

Overall Score

67

Overall Score

NEC PX700W

£7,754.43
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old fairly noisy 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
52
Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good
43dB 1280 X 800 2100:1 No Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 43dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 2100:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony VPL-CH370

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Sony VPL-CH370

£1,756.80
£503.60
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA projector, but representing only moderate value for money
53
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£74 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
38dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2500:1 No Dec 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 2500:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2014
NEC PX700W

67

Overall Score

67

Overall Score

NEC PX700W

£7,754.43
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old fairly noisy 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
52
Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£180 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good
43dB 1280 X 800 2100:1 No Sep 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 43dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 2100:1
3D No
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony VPL-CH370

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Sony VPL-CH370

£1,756.80
£503.60
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA projector, but representing only moderate value for money
53
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£74 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
38dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2500:1 No Dec 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 38dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 2500:1
3D No
Release Date Dec 2014

Top Prices

NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
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NEC PX700W 3D Ready DLP Projector 2100:1 7000 ANSI Lumens 1920 x 1200 (19.7kg)
£7,754.43
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£1,756.80
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Reasons For

NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
3 Reasons For
A Lot Brighter Projector Brightness
The NEC PX700W has a projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-CH370 is only a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).

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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A Lot Bigger Bulb Power
NEC PX700W is 400W lamp power, but the Sony VPL-CH370 is only a 280W lamp power projector (120W smaller).

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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Wi-Fi
The NEC PX700W supports Wi-Fi, whereas the Sony VPL-CH370 does not.

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

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6 Reasons For
Quieter Noise Level
The Sony VPL-CH370 has a noise level of 38dB, but the NEC PX700W is a 43dB projector (5dB louder).

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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34% Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Sony VPL-CH370 has a service life of lamp of 3,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the NEC PX700W (2,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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£5,998 Cheaper
The Sony VPL-CH370 costs £1,756.80, whereas the NEC PX700W is £7,754.43.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£101 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Sony VPL-CH370 is £101 cheaper to run than the NEC PX700W over five years.
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Better Brand
Sony projectors have an average rating of 89%, however NEC has an average rating of 81.3%.

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
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1 review
4 stars
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Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than NEC. The average brand rating for Sony is 89.02% based on 913 reviews, where as the average brand rating for NEC is 81.25% based on 129 reviews.
NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
NEC

81

81

Based on 129 reviews
Sony

89

89

Based on 913 reviews

Date Released

NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
41 months old 38 months old Best

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.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
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.
NEC PX700W
NEC
PX700W
22 trees 0.87 tonnes CO2
Sony VPL-CH370
Sony
VPL-CH370
9 trees 0.37 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Noise Level 43dB 38dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio
2500:1
 2500:1
2500:1
 2500:1
Projector Brightness 7,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
5,000 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Analog Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size 0.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 48kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 92kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization Unknown - Click to provide data 19kHz
Zoom Ratio
1.45:1
 1.45:1
1.45:1
 1.45:1
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Lamp Power (economic Mode) 320W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp 2lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 2,500h 3,500h
BEST
Bulb Power 400W
BEST
280W
Service Life of Lamp 2,000h 3,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Vertical Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range 0.1° Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Optional Lenses Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
BNC Input Port 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3
BEST
1
 
 
 
Multimedia NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 12W
Built-In Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Power NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Power Consumption (standby) 0.4W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical) 958W 315W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 753W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 388W
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Power Consumption (network Standby) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Certificates NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Certification
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Weight 19.7kg
BEST
5.7kg
Height 192mm 113mm
Depth 516mm 330.5mm
Width 504mm 406mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content NEC PX700W Sony VPL-CH370
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC

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