Sony VPL-SW620C Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£106 Over 5 Years|
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
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Sony VPL-SW620C In-Depth Analysis
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Sony VPL-SW620C has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
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.
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.
The VPL-SW620C supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since June 2014.
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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