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Sony VPLSW620C

£1,036.20
A 3 year old and inferior value for money 3000:1 280 x 800 projector
3,000 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB Jun 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Sony VPL-SW620C Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW620C as follows for Summary.
12
Poor
42
Average Features
44
3 Years Old
34
£106 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £106 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports Wi-Fi
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

Sony VPL-SW620C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 962 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,036.20 it is more expensive than 64% of projectors.


Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The VPL-SW620C has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

The best resolution across similar types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW620C's noise level of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 33% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-SW620C's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-SW620C of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-SW620C of 5,000h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 68% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-SW620C has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-SW620C of 225W is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 45% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the Sony VPL-SW620C does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since June 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-SW620C is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-SW620C is £106.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw620c, sony 1280x800

Barcodes:

04053162599314, 05013493250987

Sony VPLSW620C

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