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Sony VPLHW65B

77

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Sony VPLHW65B

£2,984.38
£2,325.00 £659 cheaper than 46 days ago
Sony VPL-HW65
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A very highly rated and fully featured 1080p 3D projector, with one of the quietest noise levels available but representing only middle of the road value for money
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Sony VPL-HW65/B High End Home Cinema Projector
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£2,499.00
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Sony VPL-HW65 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-HW65 number 102 across all projectors, number 104 in best selling projectors and number 259 in 3D projectors.
93
Reviews
3 Reviews
50
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Sony projector has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The VPL-HW65 has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D

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Sony VPL-HW65 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 711 user and expert reviews (including 108 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £659 (22%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-HW65 will cost £72 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-HW65 in September 2015.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Sony VPL-HW65 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-HW65 of only 22dB is very quiet compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 99% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-HW65 of 120,000 is very high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 97% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-HW65's projector brightness of only 1,800 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 9% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-HW65 supports 3D, unlike 60% of data projectors which do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-HW65 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-HW65 of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 77% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-HW65 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-HW65's bulb power of 215W is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 39% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-HW65 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The VPL-HW65 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of multimedia projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplhw65eswhite, sony vplhw65esblack, vplhw65b vplhw65b, sony ps4white, sony vplhw65w, sony ps4black, sony vplhw65b

Barcodes:

04548736013391, 04548736013407, 05054629885826, 05054629904640

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