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Sony VPL-GTZ280
Sony VPL-GTZ280
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Sony VPL-GTZ280 Projector

20000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) 30dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Jun 2016
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Sony has excellent reviews for its projectors
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution
Has a handheld remote control

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Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked the reviews from users and experts of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each projector brand. On average projectors from Sony have excellent reviews from experts and users. 100% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The VPL-GTZ280 has a maximum resolution of DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over four times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

This data projector's resolution (DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)) is actually the best resolution across all comparable spec data projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

Across similar types of data projector the worst resolution is WVGA (854x480).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of new 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range from 300 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-GTZ280 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

If this 20000:1 contrast ratio projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might also want to consider the Acer A1500 (3,000 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-GTZ280 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The VPL-GTZ280 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 30 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of projectors that have been available for the last year is 22dB and the loudest is 37dB.

Other projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the H6517ABD (31dB), the P1185 ($312.61) (30dB), or the P1285 ($371.11) (30dB) all from Acer.

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Released Eleven Months Ago

It was April 2017 when this multimedia projector was released.