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Sony VPL-GTZ280

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Sony VPL-GTZ280

Sony VPL-GTZ280
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A fully featured but marginally out of date quiet DCI 4K data projector
30dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 20000:1 No Jun 2016
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Sony VPL-GTZ280 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-GTZ280 number 17 in 4K projectors.
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Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
20 Months Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has some great features:
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a handheld remote control

Sony VPL-GTZ280 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 712 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in June 2016.

Features

4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The Sony VPL-GTZ280 has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. 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 VPL-GTZ280's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 15% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Sony VPL-GTZ280's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 83% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-GTZ280 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 11% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-GTZ280 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-GTZ280 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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