Sony VPL-SW620
Sony VPL-SW620
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Sony VPL-SW620

A 3 year old 3000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with adequate features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Jun 2014
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Sony VPL-SW620 Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW620 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£142 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

Sony 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £142 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a mounting brackets included
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW620 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

Based on 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW620 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-SW620 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 22% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The VPL-SW620 has a mounting brackets included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SW620 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The VPL-SW620's service life of lamp of 30,000h is in the longest 3% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-SW620 of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 51% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The VPL-SW620 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst similar types of projector.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in June 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-SW620 has an average 1 year running cost of £142 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw620c, sony 1280x800


04053162599307, 04053162599314, 05013493250987, 05013493250994

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