Sony VPL-VW320ES
Sony VPL-VW320ES
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Sony VPL-VW320ES

Les 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning and cheap to run 1920 x 1080 26 decibel data projector
1080p (1920x1080) Yes 26dB 1,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-VW320ES Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW320ES number 210 across all projectors.
4 Reviews + 2 Awards
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
1 Year Old
£75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 86%. This projector has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews and an industry award from Les Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £75 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 11% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Energy Star certified
Does not have a handheld remote control
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-VW320ES In-Depth Analysis


Two Industry Awards

This projector received a "Recommended" award from review site Trusted Reviews who decided that this multimedia projector was very good.

This projector received a "5 Star" award from Les

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews,, and Les this data projector has an overall expert rating of 86%. Experts think this projector is one of the better projectors.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 628 owner and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-VW320ES is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Energy Star Certified

The Sony VPL-VW320ES is Energy Star certified, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors which are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW320ES does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most of the other projectors which have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-VW320ES supports full HD. Most of the other projectors 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 typical of many projectors.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumen, the Sony VPL-VW320ES has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB. At only 26 decibels, the VPL-VW320ES has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. The Sony VPL-VW320ES has one of the longer service life of lamps (6,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-VW320ES does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when this projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The VPL-VW320ES is in the cheapest 11% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-VW320ES is only £75.

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Sony VPL-VW320ES Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-VW320ES review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,545 product attributes, 16,109 projector reviews and 2,517,100 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

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