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Sony VPLSW620C

68

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Sony VPLSW620C

£1,036.20
Sony VPL-SW620C
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money
33dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Jun 2014
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Sony VPL-SW620C Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW620C as follows:
54
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 20% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
3LCD color light output colour reproduction and high brightness
Long-lasting lamp
Wireless presentation with tablet
Installation friendly
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW620C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £1,036.20 it is more expensive than 65% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The VPL-SW620C is one of the most expensive to run projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-SW620C is £110.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-SW620C in June 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-SW620C's noise level of 33dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 41% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-SW620C of only 3,000 is lower than 76% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-SW620C of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 81% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-SW620C of 5,000h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 59% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SW620C has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-SW620C of 225W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 56% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW620C does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The VPL-SW620C supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw620c, sony 1280x800

Barcodes:

04053162599314, 05013493250987

Sony VPLSW620C

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