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Sony VPLVW350ES Projector

$8,195.00
$7,995.00 $200.00 cheaper than 10 days ago
150000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) 26dB Mar 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date $87.20 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Nice design
Reasonably priced
5 Reviews + 3 Awards
soundandvision.com Top Pick projectorcentral.com Editor's Choice projectorreviews.com Hot Product
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This data projector is one of the most highly awarded of all the multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age.

This projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Projectorcentral.com who decided that this 150000:1 contrast ratio projector was terrific.

This Sony projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com and Soundandvision.com gave it a "Top Pick" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this 150000:1 contrast ratio projector is 85 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, soundandvision.com, projectorcentral.com and hometheaterreview.com.

Excellent Brand

Data projectors built by Sony are some of the best data projectors according to average reviews from experts and owners. 100% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

A number of customers who purchased it agreed that it was good looking. Expert website Projectorreviews.com mentioned “It sports a beautiful picture” in their review. Two years ago expert review site Soundandvision.com mentioned in their review “Delivers a bright, beautiful picture”.

One person said in their reviews that the Sony VPL-VW350ES was smooth. Hometheaterreview.com wrote “Smooth, detailed picture” in their review of the Sony VPL-VW350ES.

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Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed this projector considered that it was good quality. Hometheaterreview.com said “It exhibited outstanding picture quality overall, with very good light output” in their Sony VPL-VW350ES review and rated it 5 stars.

Ceiling Mountable

The Sony VPL-VW350ES is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One Sony VPL-VW350ES owner concluded that this projector had good features.


Good Picture Quality

One Sony VPL-VW350ES owner who purchased the product thought it had good picture quality.


Video

Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW350ES supports full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector do not support full HD.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which support full HD to this data projector and we think the Sony VPL-VW600ES ($10,999), and the Epson 5030ub ($2,495) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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3D-Ready

The Sony VPL-VW350ES is 3D-ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-VW350ES is HD-Ready. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector also are HD-Ready.

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Projector

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The Sony VPL-VW350ES has a maximum resolution of DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over four times the resolution of a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution across all projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors that came out more than two years ago range from 75 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens. At only 1,500 ANSI lumen, the VPL-VW350ES has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to consider the Epson 5030ub ($2,495) (2,400 ANSI lumens), or the Optoma GT1080 ($674) (2,800 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-VW350ES has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW350ES has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 26 decibels, the VPL-VW350ES has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector. Across all the comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector the noise levels range from 21dB to 45dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

We compared this projector to all the other 26dB noise level data projectors and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony VPL-VW600ES ($10,999) is also worth considering.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Optoma HD83 (22dB).

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One Sony VPL-VW350ES reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Hometheaterreview.com said two years ago “No Dynamic iris (or manual one” in their review nonetheless they gave the Sony VPL-VW350ES a rating of 5 stars.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this multimedia projector was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplvw350es, sony vw350es
Barcodes 00027242883994

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Sony VPL-VW600ES vs Sony VPL-VW350ES

Sony VPL-VW600ES vs Sony VPL-VW350ES
Sony VPL-VW600ES Sony VPL-VW350ES
$ 10,999.00 $7,995.00
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Brighter Projector Brightness
$3,004 More Expensive
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