Sony VPL-VW300ES


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Sony VPL-VW300ES

Sony VPL-VW300ES
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A multi award winning and fully featured quiet DCI 4K multimedia projector, with very low running costs and a remarkably high 200000:1 contrast ratio
30dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 200000:1 Yes Sep 2014
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Sony VPL-VW300ES Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW300ES number 875 across all projectors.
18 Reviews + 9 Awards
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%, based on 18 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 $65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
The VPL-VW300ES has some great features:
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
K native resolution for lifelike pictures
Motorised zoom lens and wide lens shift
Reality creation upscales your favourites
1500 lumens for high brightness
Plays your mastered in 4k discs
See deeper blacks with 4k SXRD panels
Variety of widescreen formats for cinematic viewing
Built-in 3d transmitter synchronises entertainment
Action stays smooth with motionflow
Space-saving design for smaller rooms
Precise panel alignment for optimum clarity
Multiple connections for automated home systems

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Sony VPL-VW300ES In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-VW300ES has an average 5 year running cost of $65 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The VPL-VW300ES has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range 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-VW300ES of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 81% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-VW300ES of 200,000 is very high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-VW300ES's projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 8% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW300ES supports 3D, unlike 59% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-VW300ES does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other data projectors. 76% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW300ES has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-VW300ES's bulb power of 230W is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 54% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW300ES supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acoustic vplvw300es, anthem vplvw300es, sony vplvw300es, acer vplvw300es, anthem 3d4k


00027242883987, 04053162599383, 04905524988871, 05013493253988

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