|120000:1||1080p (1920x1080)||Yes||22dB||Sep 2015|
|Contrast Ratio (typical)||Projector Native Resolution||3D||Noise Level||Release Date|
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Sony VPL-HW65 Review
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|1 Year Old|
|£100 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 55?
It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £100 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
1920 x 1080 resolution
Very dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony VPL-HW65 Video Reviews
Sony VPL-HW65 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews
Based on 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £3,076.86 it is more expensive than 88% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Down by £560 (15%)
The price has dropped from £2,459 to £3,076.86 in the last 38 days.to be notified when the price changes.
Cheaper Price Found in the United States
We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-HW65 of $2,100.00 (£2,728.95) in the United States. That's a saving of £347.91.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
The VPL-HW65's noise level of only 22dB is in the quietest 2% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Very 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 projector brightness of the VPL-HW65 of only 1,800 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 11% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-HW65 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors do have a built-in speaker.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The VPL-HW65 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-HW65 of 6,000h is quite long compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
Supports Full HD
The VPL-HW65 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.
Quite Small Bulb Power
Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the VPL-HW65 of only 200W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Not Energy Star Certified
Like most other multimedia projectors, the VPL-HW65 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of multimedia projectors are not Energy Star certified.
Released Over a Year Ago
Sony released the VPL-HW65 in September 2015.
Running Costs Are Average
The average running cost of the VPL-HW65 is £100 over 1 year based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.