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Sony VPLFHZ57W

69

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Sony VPLFHZ57W

$5,079.95
$4,088.34 $992 cheaper than 38 days ago
Sony VPL-FHZ57
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A good spec and economical to run WUXGA 10000:1 contrast ratio projector, with a quiet 28dB noise level but representing only average value for money
28dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Nov 2015
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4100Lm Wuxga Laser Projector, White
$4,088.34
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Sony VPLFHZ57-B Projector
$5,079.95
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Sony VPLFHZ57-W Projector
$5,079.95
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Sony VPL-FHZ57 WUXGA Projector (Brand new, unopened)
$5,699.95
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NEW Sony VPL-FHZ57/W 4100 lm WUXGA Laser Projector, White (Brand new, unopened)
$7,000.00
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NEW Sony VPL-FHZ57/B 4100 lumens WUXGA Laser Projector, Black (Brand new, unopened)
$7,000.00
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Sony VPL-FHZ57 Desktop projector 4100ANSI lumens LCD WUXGA (1920x1200) Black dat (Brand new, unopened) - on
$6,017.83
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Adorama
Sony VPL-FHZ57 WUXGA 3LCD Laser Projector, 1920x1200, 4100 Lumens
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$7,000.00
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Sony VPL-FHZ57 WUXGA 3LCD Projector, 1920x1200, 4100 Lumens, White
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$7,000.00
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Sony VPL-FHZ57 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FHZ57 number 832 across all projectors.
59
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Does not have a built-in speaker

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $5,079.95 to $4,088.34 in the last 38 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 86% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony VPL-FHZ57 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $4,088.34 it is in the most expensive 6% of projectors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-FHZ57 of £3,826.25 ($3,826.25) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $262.09.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-FHZ57 is $74, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-FHZ57 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-FHZ57 of only 28dB is quieter than 90% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-FHZ57's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 53% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FHZ57 of 4,100 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 27% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The VPL-FHZ57's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-FHZ57 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-FHZ57 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-FHZ57 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FHZ57 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vplfhz57l vplfhz57l, sony 1920x1200, sony vplfhz57b, part 1920x1200, sony vplfhz57l, sony p232745p

Barcodes:

00009026090057, 00027242894341, 04058154042328, 04548736019119, 05013493344631, 05013493355064, 05054444035116, 05054629953853

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