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Sony VPLHW65ES

$2,599.00
$2,100.00 $499 cheaper than 8 days ago
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An extremely high contrast ratio and good spec 1080p 3D multimedia projector, with an astonishingly quiet 22dB noise level but representing only middle of the road value for money
22dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 120000:1 Yes Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-HW65ES Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-HW65ES number 677 across all projectors.
63
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$62 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Very dim projector brightness
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 $2,599 to $2,100 in the last 8 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sony VPL-HW65ES In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,100.00 it is in the most expensive 11% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by $499 (19%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-HW65ES and the United States price of $2,100.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £2,324.00 ($2,324.00).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-HW65ES is $62, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The VPL-HW65ES has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-HW65ES's noise level of only 22dB is quieter than 99% of all projectors when ranked 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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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-HW65ES of 120,000 is very high compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-HW65ES's projector brightness of only 1,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 9% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-HW65ES supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-HW65ES does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-HW65ES of 6,000h is longer than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-HW65ES has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-HW65ES's bulb power of 215W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-HW65ES supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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04548736013391, 04548736013407, 05054629885826, 05054629904640

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