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Sony VPL-GTZ270 Projector

20000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Multimedia Projector
20000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) No 35dB Jun 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPL-GTZ270 Projector Review

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7 Great Features
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13 Months Old
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 multimedia projectors 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution
Quite bright projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level
Does not have a DVI port

Sony VPL-GTZ270 Projector In-Depth Analysis

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We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector manufacturer. On average multimedia projectors made by Sony have excellent reviews from experts and owners. 98% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-GTZ270 projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over four times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

This multimedia projector's resolution (DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)) is actually the best resolution amongst all new comparable spec multimedia projectors.

The worst resolution amongst comparable types of multimedia projector is VGA (640x480).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Data projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector have projector brightnesses of between 300 ANSI lumens and 5,400 ANSI lumens. The VPL-GTZ270 projector has a quite bright projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the VPL-GTZ270 projector has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as this projector. Across all the projectors of a comparable age and spec to this data projector the noise levels range from 26dB to 37dB, and the average noise level is 32dB.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-GTZ270 projector has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-GTZ270 projector has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-GTZ270 projector does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-GTZ270 projector has a handheld remote control. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector range from 2,500h to 35,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 8,100h. The VPL-GTZ270 projector has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-GTZ270 projector supports full HD, as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Age

Released 13 Months Ago

It was June 2016 when Sony released the VPL-GTZ270 projector.


Sony VPL-GTZ270 projector Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-GTZ270 projector review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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