Sony VPL-EW315
Sony VPL-EW315
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Sony VPL-EW315

A cheap to run and fully featured 3700:1 280 x 800 data projector
3700:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 29dB Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EW315 Review

With low running costs and mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EW315 number 947 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$80 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $80 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features digital keystone correction
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-EW315 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features Digital Keystone Correction

The Sony VPL-EW315 features digital keystone correction, as do most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW315 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,800 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EW315 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-EW315 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 29 decibels) amongst projectors of this age.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 6,000 hours, the VPL-EW315 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-EW315 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since September 2015.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-EW315 is $80, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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