Sony VPL-DW240 vs Sony VPL-EX455

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Release dateSeptember 2016April 2017
Projection system & image
Aspect ratio16:10 (WXGA)4:3 (XGA)
Brightness3,000 ANSI3,600 ANSI
Throw1.1 - 8.8 1.1 - 8.4
Vertical lens shift
Horizontal lens shift
Vertical keystone
Horizontal keystone
3D mode
Vga in
Audio out
Other Features
Fan noise41.0 dB
Lamp life6,000 hours10,000 hours
Lamp watts215W225W
Height8 cm10 cm
Weight2.7 kg3.6 kg
Power usage294 w333 w
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Comparison of both projectors: Sony VPL-DW240 vs Sony VPL-EX455

The Sony VPL-DW240 was released in September 2016; the Sony VPL-EX455 arrived in the market in April 2017.

Concerning the projection system specifications, the Sony VPL-DW240 has a low brightness (3,000 ANSI) compared to the brightness of the Sony VPL-EX455: 3,600 ANSI whereas the Sony VPL-DW240 has a higher contrast of 3,000:1, the Sony VPL-EX455 having only 20,000:1. The Sony VPL-DW240 has a lower resolution of 1280x800 than the Sony VPL-EX455 having 1024x768.

As for the image system, both projectors don't have the vertical lens shift nor the horizontal shift, and both projectors have the vertical keystone, but none has the an horizontal keystone correction, which means that you have to put the projector in front of the screen, but it can be fixed on the ceiling or placed on a table, lower than the screen. None of the projectors have the 3d mode.

The Sony VPL-DW240 is HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the Sony VPL-DW240 has an audio out, and doesn't have a USB port. The Sony VPL-EX455 is HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the Sony VPL-EX455 has an audio out, and has a USB port.

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