Sony VPL-GTZ280
Sony VPL-GTZ280
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Sony VPL-GTZ280

A fairly new 20000:1 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) projector, but with poor features and high running costs
20000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) No 30dB Jun 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPL-GTZ280 Review

Released 1 year ago,
Missing Some Features
14 Months Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker

Sony VPL-GTZ280 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-GTZ280's projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-GTZ280's noise level of only 30dB is quite quiet compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 15% of all projectors when sorted 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 76% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The VPL-GTZ280 has a DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The worst resolution amongst comparable types of projector is 280 x 800.

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Released 14 Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market since June 2016.

1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Older by eight months
A lot brighter projector brightness
4% quieter noise level
Older by four months
Quieter noise level
Older by 10 months
34% brighter projector brightness
Four months older