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Sony VPL-VW1000ES Projector

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) 22dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Eight industry awards
Not good value for money
Not good in terms of size
22 Reviews + 8 Awards
homecinemachoice.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Recommended projectorreviews.com Hot Product Expert Reviews Ultimate

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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

Multimedia projector experts rave about this projector and have given it eight awards.

This multimedia projector received a "Recommended" award from website Trusted Reviews, confirming their endorsement and the editor of review site Avforums.com gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Homecinemachoice.com gave this projector a "Reference Status" award, Expert Reviews gave it an "Ultimate" award and it received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com.

This projector received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com, it received a "Best in Test" award from Ljudochbild.se and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, T3.com and homecinemachoice.com the average expert rating of this Sony data projector is 86 out of 100.

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked the reviews from experts and owners of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector manufacturer. On average data projectors made by Sony have excellent reviews from experts and users.


Good Standard Def Image

One person considered that the Sony VPL-VW1000ES was good at displaying standard definition TV.

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Two customers who reviewed this projector agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago Avhub.com.au wrote “Great upscaling of Full HD” but in spite of that they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Wired.co.uk scored it 7 stars and said “Forget Full HD -- Quad Resolution has arrived offering four times the picture quality.”.

Good Picture Quality

Three customers who purchased this projector concluded that it had good picture quality. Six years ago expert website Soundandvision.com said in their review of this projector “Superb resolution • Excellent blacks and shadow detail • Four times the pixel density of 1920x1080 HD”.

Two Sony VPL-VW1000ES reviewers who purchased this projector agreed that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Expert review site Avhub.com.au scored the Sony VPL-VW1000ES 74.644989778255 out of 100 and mentioned in their Sony VPL-VW1000ES review “And Sony has led the way, with a full consumer chain from Blu-ray player through AV receivers to one of the 84-inch 4K TVs that have already arrived on the”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good for watching standard definition TV. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their Sony VPL-VW1000ES review on expert review site Expert Reviews “Most TV broadcasts are still in standard definition here in the UK.”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Avhub.com.au wrote “Brilliant 3D pictures” in their review of the Sony VPL-VW1000ES although they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Avhub.com.au also said “Deep, immersive 3D” in their review. Avhub.com.au also said “Mycket bra 3D” in their review.


Design

Well Made

One person who bought this projector reckoned that it was well made. Avhub.com.au mentioned three years ago “4 2K capability, strong contrast performance, crisp detail, impressive build, ease of setup, quiet in use” but even so they rated the product 14 out of 100.

Smooth

One Sony VPL-VW1000ES owner concluded that the product was smooth. Avhub.com.au said in their Sony VPL-VW1000ES review three years ago “Superb black level performance with a very smooth iris” .

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Sony VPL-VW1000ES was well designed. Three years ago Avhub.com.au mentioned “4K upscaling for Bluray and other sources, stylish design, low operating noise, high quality optics” in their review of the Sony VPL-VW1000ES.

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Good Quality

Four Sony VPL-VW1000ES reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Avhub.com.au said in their review of this projector “Astonishing 4K video quality” . Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Extremely good 3D image quality” in their review. Avhub.com.au also wrote “Excellent overall picture quality, natural color skin tones” in their review.


Price

Expensive

One Sony VPL-VW1000ES reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was expensive. Avhub.com.au said three years ago “No source of commercial 4K video content, expensive when viewed primarily as a 2K projector” .


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony VPL-VW1000ES reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. One Sony VPL-VW1000ES reviewer wrote that it was noisy.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-VW1000ES supports full HD. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector also support full HD.

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Projector

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The VPL-VW1000ES has a maximum resolution of DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over four times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

This projector's resolution (DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)) is in fact the best resolution amongst all comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

The worst resolution amongst similar types of projector is WVGA (854x480).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-VW1000ES has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-VW1000ES has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-VW1000ES has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 22 decibels, the Sony VPL-VW1000ES has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector. The noise levels of projectors of this age and type range from 20dB to 47dB.

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Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who bought the product thought it was not thick. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “At the moment it’s a loose term cove”.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-VW1000ES does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector, the VPL-VW1000ES does not have a DVI port.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplvw1000es
Barcodes 00027242840188, 04905524838503

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