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Sony VPLHW40ES Projector

120000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 21dB Dec 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Sony has excellent multimedia projector reviews
Popular choice
Supports full HD
292 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Sony Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 502 owner and expert reviews (including 65 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically for its 120000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 91% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Popular Choice

Across all data projectors, the VPL-HW40ES is one the top selling products currently on sale according to sales data from Amazon.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony projector has been on the market since December 2014.


Supports Full HD

The VPL-HW40ES supports full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also support full HD.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony VPL-HW40ES (£1,499), or the Epson EH-TW7200 (£1,399) which both of have better reviews.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 1,700 ANSI lumen, the VPL-HW40ES has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1,700 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the Sony VPL-HW40ES (£1,499) which has better reviews.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-HW40ES has an Ethernet LAN, which is unusual. Most of the other 120000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-HW40ES has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-HW40ES does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 21 decibels, the VPL-HW40ES has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 21dB noise level projectors currently available including because of its better review score, the Sony VPL-HW40ES (£1,499).

Data projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth looking at include the Epson EH-TW7200 (£1,399) (32dB) which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242879171

Sony VPL-HW40ES Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-HW40ES 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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.

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