Sony VPL-SW630C
Sony VPL-SW630C
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Sony VPL-SW630C

A 3 year old 3000:1 280 x 800 projector with average features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB Jun 2014
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Sony VPL-SW630C Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SW630C number 894 across all projectors.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£127 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

Sony data 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 £127 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £826.75 on Amazon UK 74 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 56% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony VPL-SW630C In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 961 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically within its data projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Priced

After checking the price of 1,099 projectors they range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this data projector has an average price compared to other projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-SW630C and the United Kingdom price of £1,066.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,529.95 (£1,992.30).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the VPL-SW630C does not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SW630C has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-SW630C has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-SW630C has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst data projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SW630C has a fairly typical noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The VPL-SW630C supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was June 2014 when Sony released the VPL-SW630C.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-SW630C is typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-SW630C is £127.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsw630cmkit, sony p203654p, sony sw630c
Barcodes 00027242283176, 00027242871403, 04053162599321, 04053162599338, 05013493250963, 05013493250970, 05052184562459, 05054629643396

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