Sony VPL-SW635C
Sony VPL-SW635C
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Sony VPL-SW635C

A fully featured 3000:1 280 x 800 projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 3,100 ANSI Lumens Jan 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date

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Sony VPL-SW635C Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW635C as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$86 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $86 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)
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-SW635C In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 628 owner and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews for its multimedia projectors. Sony also has excellent reviews specifically for its projectors compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-SW635C has a relatively average projector brightness (3,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-SW635C has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW635C does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SW635C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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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 projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-SW635C is typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VPL-SW635C will cost $86 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsw635cwxga, sony 1280x800
Barcodes 05013493255319