Sony VPL-SW620
Sony VPL-SW620
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Sony VPL-SW620

A fully featured 3000:1 280 x 800 projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Jun 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPL-SW620 Review

With mediocre reviews and features,
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$113 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $113 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a mounting brackets included
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW620 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically within its projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW620 has a pretty standard noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-SW620 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-SW620 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-SW620 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The VPL-SW620 has a mounting brackets included, as do most of the other projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other projectors that we have assessed the service life of lamp of, the Sony VPL-SW620's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in June 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-SW620 will cost $113 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsw620c, sony 1280x800
Barcodes 04053162599307, 04053162599314, 05013493250987, 05013493250994