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Sony VPLHW65ES

£2,324.00
Sony VPL-HW65ES
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A phenomenally quiet and fully featured 1080p 3D projector, with low running costs and one of the highest contrast ratios available
22dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 120000:1 Yes Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-HW65ES High End Home Cinema Projector
£2,324.00
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£3,467.22
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Sony VPL-HW65es B Black - 1800 Ansi, 3D, SXRD, Full HD, Home Cinema Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£2,350.00
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Sony VPL-HW65es W White - 1800 Ansi, 3D, SXRD, Full HD, Home Cinema Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£2,350.00
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Sony VPL-HW65ES Black (Brand new, unopened)
£2,399.00
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Sony VPL-HW65ES High End Home Cinema Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£2,837.44
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Audio Visual Online
£2,499.00
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Touchstone Audio Visual
SONY VPL-HW65ES FULL HD 3D HOME CINEMA PROJECTOR - WHITE FINISH (Brand new, unopened) - on
£2,499.00
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£2,499.00
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£3,075.00
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£3,338.66
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£999.00
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Sony VPL-HW65ES Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-HW65ES number 84 in best selling projectors, number 446 in 3D projectors and number 770 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£74 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It 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-HW65ES In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £2,324.00 it is more expensive than 82% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-HW65ES and the United Kingdom price of £2,324.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,100.00 (£2,912.49).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the VPL-HW65ES will cost £74 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since September 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The VPL-HW65ES has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-HW65ES's noise level of only 22dB is quieter than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-HW65ES of 120,000 is very high compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 97% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPL-HW65ES's projector brightness of only 1,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 9% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-HW65ES supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-HW65ES does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-HW65ES of 6,000h is longer than 80% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-HW65ES has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-HW65ES's bulb power of 215W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-HW65ES supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

04548736013391, 04548736013407, 05054629885826, 05054629904640

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