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Overall Score

Sony VPL-SW535C

A Venerable 2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 3,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-SW535C Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SW535C number 594 across all projectors.
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1 Review
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4 Great Features
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3 Years Old
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£149 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £149 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 41 latest data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an Ethernet LAN
Has a digital gamma correction
Very small bulb power
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-SW535C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This projector received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from pcworld.pl. It seems that projector experts are not that keen on this 2500:1 contrast ratio data projector.

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Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

On average data projectors from Sony are rated 89%, which is in the top 5% of all multimedia projector manufacturers that we have assessed. 98% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-SW535C has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SW535C has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other recently released 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The Sony VPL-SW535C has a digital gamma correction. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also have a digital gamma correction.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The VPL-SW535C has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Very Small Bulb Power

Similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector have bulb powers of between 190W and 400W. The Sony VPL-SW535C has a quite small bulb power (only 210 Watts) compared to most of the other similar age 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector, the Sony VPL-SW535C does not support full HD.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW535C has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SW535C has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other new 2500:1 contrast ratio data projectors.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-SW535C does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-SW535C is typical compared to the other 41 latest data projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-SW535C is £149.

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Sony VPL-SW535C Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-SW535C 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 330,466 product attributes, 16,088 projector reviews and 2,553,600 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsw535c
Barcodes 00027242852044

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