Sony VPL-SW526C Review
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 31?
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This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Fairly long service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Sony VPL-SW526C In-Depth Analysis
Based on 962 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Sony VPL-SW526C has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
The best resolution across similar types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the VPL-SW526C of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-SW526C's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 19% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-SW526C has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the VPL-SW526C of 6,000h is quite long compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 21% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The VPL-SW526C has a handheld remote control. 79% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Average Bulb Power
The Sony VPL-SW526C's bulb power of 210W is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 30% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Support Full HD
The VPL-SW526C does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Sony data projector was released in March 2014.