Sony VPL-VW1000ES


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Sony VPL-VW1000ES

Sony VPL-VW1000ES
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A good spec and multi award winning DCI 4K 1000000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with moderate running costs and one of the quietest noise levels on the market
22dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 1000000:1 Yes Sep 2013
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Sony VPL-VW1000ES Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW1000ES number 934 across all projectors.
15 Reviews + 8 Awards
Good Features
Running Costs
$84 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 86%, based on 15 reviews.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Sony projector has running costs of $84 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The VPL-VW1000ES has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
4K cinema projector quality. in your home
The 4k difference
Upgrade your HD
One million served
Bye-Bye black bars
3D better and brighter
Flexible installation options
Sony entertainment network
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Sony VPL-VW1000ES In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-VW1000ES is $84 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The VPL-VW1000ES has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony projector has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-VW1000ES of only 22dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average 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-VW1000ES's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW1000ES supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-VW1000ES does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW1000ES has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW1000ES supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplvw1000es


00027242840188, 04905524838503

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