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Sony VPL-VW320

68

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Sony VPL-VW320

Sony VPL-VW320
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A good spec and economical to run 1080p 3D data projector
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) Yes 1,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-VW320 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPL-VW320 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Very dim projector brightness
Does not have a handheld remote control

Sony VPL-VW320 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-VW320 is $69, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The VPL-VW320 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-VW320 of only 26dB is quieter than 96% 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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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-VW320's projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 8% of all projectors when ranked 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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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW320 does not have a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW320 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-VW320 of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-VW320 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-VW320 of 225W is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW320 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Energy Star Certified

The Sony VPL-VW320 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplvw320esblack, sony vplvw320eswhite, vplvw320w vplvw320w, acoustic vplvw320es, sony vplvw320w, sony vplvw320b

Barcodes:

04548736013353, 04548736013360

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