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Sony VPL-HW50ES/B Review
|10 Reviews + 7 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|$77 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 43?
It has outstanding expert reviews with an average expert rating of 92%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has running costs of $77 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The VPL-HW50ES/B has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Quite quiet noise level
Very dim projector brightness
Quite small bulb power
Sony VPL-HW50ES/B In-Depth Analysis
Seven Industry Awards
This data projector has received seven awards from projector experts.
This data projector was given a "Recommended" award by review site Trusted Reviews who thought that this projector was very good.
Expert Reviews Are Excellent
Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews
Based on 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At only 1,700 ANSI lumen, the VPL-HW50ES/B has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
The average noise level of projectors is 34dB. The Sony VPL-HW50ES/B has a very quiet noise level (only 21 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.
Supports Full HD
The VPL-HW50ES/B supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At only 200 Watts, the VPL-HW50ES/B has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The highest resolution of the VPL-HW50ES/B is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
The Sony VPL-HW50ES/B is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since September 2012.
Running Costs Are OK
Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-HW50ES/B will cost $77 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony vplhw50esw, vplhw50esb|
|Barcodes||00027242862647, 00027242862654, 04905524900248, 04905524900279|