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Sony VPL-EW348

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Sony VPL-EW348 Projector

£914.99
3700:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB 4,200 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £112.97 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Sony is one of the leading projector brands according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all data projectors. 100% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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Pricey

Multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age range in price from £699 to £1,000. We think that this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector was released in September 2015.


Video

Supports Full HD

The VPL-EW348 supports full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago also support full HD.

Alternative projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to consider include the GT5000 (£949), or the HD161X (£914.01) both from Optoma or the DELL 4350 (£840.10) which all of have better reviews.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-EW348 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the Optoma GT5000 (£949), the LG PF1000U (£899.95), or the DELL 4350 (£840.10).

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The VPL-EW348 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (4,200 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. Projectors of this type and age have projector brightnesses of between 37 ANSI lumens and 7,500 ANSI lumens.

Other 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper projectors such as the Sony VPL-EW345 (£770).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-EW348 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-EW348 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The VPL-EW348 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EW348 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-EW348 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Sony VPL-EW348 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Average Noise Level

At 29 decibels, the VPL-EW348 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other 29dB noise level projectors and we think the Optoma HD161X (£914.01) which has better reviews; or the Sony VPL-EW345 (£770) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The VPL-EW348 is typical compared to the other data projectors that came out more than a year ago that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-EW348 is £113.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers choose 1280x800, sony c04yza00, sony p231216p, sony c04yzs00
Barcodes 00027242889897, 04548736009790

Sony VPL-EW348 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-EW348 review we compared this projector to 2,071 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 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 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.

Other Projectors to Consider

Optoma H182X vs Sony VPL-EW348

Optoma H182X vs Sony VPL-EW348
Optoma H182X Sony VPL-EW348
£ 299.99 £914.99
£615 Cheaper
Significantly Lighter
One More Built-In Speaker
Cheaper to Run by £34.61
7x Lower RMS Rated Power
One Less USB 2.0 Port

DELL 4350 vs Sony VPL-EW348

DELL 4350 vs Sony VPL-EW348
DELL 4350 Sony VPL-EW348
£ 840.10 £914.99
£75 Cheaper
1.1kg Lighter
One More USB 2.0 Port
£25.96 Cheaper to Run
Significantly Shorter Lamp Service Life
Two Times Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

Acer H7550BDZ vs Sony VPL-EW348

Acer H7550BDZ vs Sony VPL-EW348
Acer H7550BDZ Sony VPL-EW348
£ 799.98 £914.99
£115 Cheaper
Two Built-In Speakers
Seven Months Newer
One More HDMI Port
Only One USB 2.0 Port
67% Shorter Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
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