Sony VPL-EW348
Sony VPL-EW348
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Sony VPL-EW348

A fully featured 3700:1 280 x 800 projector
3700:1 280 X 800 No 29dB Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EW348 Review

With mediocre reviews and features,
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$87 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $87 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:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite quiet noise level
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-EW348 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Sony VPL-EW348 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 29 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW348 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

At 6,000 hours, the VPL-EW348 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-EW348 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-EW348 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (4,200 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the VPL-EW348 will cost $87 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony c04yza00, sony 1280x800, sony c04yzs00