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Sony VPLVW300ES Projector

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5500:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) 26dB Sep 2015
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18 Reasons For

Good Product Quality

Four people who reviewed this projector agreed that it was good quality. Techradar mentioned “Excellent picture quality in both 2D”. Techradar also wrote “Outstanding native 4K image quality, highquality Full HD upscaler, good black performance, immersive 3D”. Techradar also mentioned “Stunning UHD picture quality”.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Sony has good average ratings for its 5500:1 contrast ratio projectors as well as across its entire multimedia projector range.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good High Def TV

A few people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review on expert review site Techradar “Those after a Full HD home cinema projector are unlikely to think of Sony.”. Expert review site Avforums.com said in their review of this projector “The VPL-VW300ES is Sony's latest native 4K SRXD projector and brings Ultra HD projection to a previously unheard of price point” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony VPL-VW300ES had a good 3D picture quality. In October last year Techradar said in their review of this projector “Yksek fiyat, boyutu ok byk, kutu ieriinden 3D gzlk kmyor”.

Robust

One Sony VPL-VW300ES owner who bought the product mentioned that it was well made. Techradar wrote “Good build quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One Sony VPL-VW300ES owner who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of this projector “Suave, good-looking and surprisingly cheap (in an admittedly expensive way” and rated the product as excellent.

Easy to Use

One Sony VPL-VW300ES owner wrote in their reviews that this projector was easy to use. Techradar wrote “Practical and backlit remote”.

Good Remote Control

One Sony VPL-VW300ES owner who purchased this projector wrote that it had a good remote control.

Reasonably Priced

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Techradar wrote in their Sony VPL-VW300ES review “Great price”. Two years ago Gadgetynews.com mentioned in their review of this projector “The VPL-VW300ES, which they are pitching as their most affordable option”.

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-VW300ES is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over eleven times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) native projector resolution is actually the best resolution across all similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the VPL-VW300ES.

The worst resolution amongst similar types of projector is nHD (640x360).

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Sony VPL-VW300ES supports Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also support Full HD projection.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The VPL-VW300ES supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the VPL-VW300ES.

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4096 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The highest resolution supported by the VPL-VW300ES is 4096 x 2160. That's over twenty-eight times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by comparable spec projectors that came out more than a year ago. This data projector also support graphics resolutions of 720 x 576, 1280 x 720 (HD 720) and 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) and 3840 x 2160.

This projector's resolution (4096 x 2160) is in fact the best supported resolution across all comparable spec projectors that were released one year ago.

The worst supported resolution amongst similar types of projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Two Audio Out Ports

Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-VW300ES only have one audio out port, however the VPL-VW300ES has two audio out ports.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the VPL-VW300ES only have one HDMI port, however the VPL-VW300ES has two HDMI ports.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

At only 26 decibels, the Sony VPL-VW300ES has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched more than a year ago. The noise levels of comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released one year ago range from 22dB to 45dB.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

At only 26 decibels, the VPL-VW300ES has a fairly quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-VW300ES. The average noise level in economy mode of projectors of this age and spec is 32dB, and the noise levels in economy mode range from 24dB to 40dB.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Price Has Increased by £496.00

In the last fortnight the VPL-VW300ES has increased in price by £496.00.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-VW300ES does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the VPL-VW300ES do have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Sony VPL-VW300ES does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the VPL-VW300ES also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumen, the Sony VPL-VW300ES has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age. The average projector brightness of data projectors that were released around the same time as the VPL-VW300ES is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The VPL-VW300ES is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The VPL-VW300ES is a one USB 2.0 port projector. Most of the other data projectors that came out around the same time as the VPL-VW300ES have one USB 2.0 port.

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Heavy

With a weight of 14 kilograms, the VPL-VW300ES is one of the heavier data projectors of a comparable type and age to the VPL-VW300ES amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The lightest data projector of a comparable spec and age to the VPL-VW300ES is 270g heavy, the heaviest is 33kg, and the average weight is 8.4kg.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this projector was released.

Specification

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RS-232 Port
DVI Port
Component Video in Port
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Audio Out Port
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USB 2.0 Port
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HDMI Port
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RS-232C Port

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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23 August 2015

If you've got the money, the space and the 4K source, the VPL-VW300ES is a shoe-in to become the centrepiece of your next home cinema...

Techradar

4K images
Fast response times
Reality Creation detail
Excellent upscaling
Sharp, accurate picture
Very high price
Big size
Best in a blackout
No 3D specs included
No 3D glasses supplied
8 July 2015

Even though the VPL-VW300ES isn't at the tail end of Sony's line-up, shelling out £6000 for a projector is a serious business. But rest assured, you'll see every penny of the asking price.At this...

6 April 2015

Unsurprisingly, the VPL-VW300ES is a worthy successor to the VW500ES. It has all of its best qualities but for a smaller price. Picture quality, depth of black, sharpness, responsiveness,...

Digital Versus

21 February 2015

Homecinemachoice.com

Not unlike Tony Curtis in The Boston Strangler , Sony continues to tighten its grip on the premium end of the home cinema projection market. Suave, good-looking and surprisingly cheap (in an... Read more…

29 December 2014

If you're serious about setting up a home theatre then you can't go past a projector. And Sony's new VPL-EW300S 4K projector should be at the top of your list.Sony has been a real pioneer when it... Read more…

14 December 2014

It's difficult not to be extremely impressed with this affordable yet premium performance projector. With 4K native sources and services only likely to grown in number during 2015, it makes...

29 November 2014

Avforums.com

The VPL-VW300ES is Sony's latest native 4K SRXD projector and brings Ultra HD projection to a previously unheard of price point. The VW300ES can be picked up for £5,800, which might sound like a... Read more…

12 November 2014

With no real competition in the 4K projector market yet, Sony's decision to release the VW300ES feels like an early Christmas present for home cinema fans. As an all-round package, it's one of our...

Trusted Reviews

3 October 2014

Earlier this week I was invited to try out Sony's latest 4K projector, the VPL-VW300ES, which they are pitching as their most affordable option.For those film lovers out there that have room for a... Read more…

12 May 2015

Le Sony VPL-VW300ES est un vidéoprojecteur d'exception qui se paie le prix fort. Faute de contenu 4K, qui est pourtant la raison d'être d'un tel produit, nous ne pouvons pas décemment...

01net.com

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Manufacturer Part Numbers vplvw300, vplvw300e, vplvw300es, sony vw300, sony vw300e, audiolab 3d4, sony vw300es, audiolab 3d4k, acer vplvw300, acer vplvw300e, select vplvw300, acer vplvw300es, sony vplvw300es4, select vplvw300e, select vplvw300es, audiolab vplvw300, sony vplvw300es4k, audiolab vplvw300e, screenlabs vplvw300, audiolab vplvw300es, screenlabs vplvw300e, screenlabs vplvw300es
Barcodes 04053162599383, 04905524988871, 05013493253988

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