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Sony VPL-SW631
Sony VPL-SW631

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Sony VPL-SW631 Projector

3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 3,300 ANSI Lumens Dec 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £109.45 Electricity cost over 5 years
Sony has excellent reviews for its projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked the reviews from experts and users of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each data projector brand. On average Sony projectors have excellent ratings from users and experts. 100% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-SW631 is £110 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 11 multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was December 2015 when Sony released the VPL-SW631.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SW631 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the VPL-SX226 (£527.34), or the VPL-SX236 (£636.54) both from Sony.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW631 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also do not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support full HD including the Sony VPL-SW636C (£1,194.92).

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SW631 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you would prefer a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the 4500 Ansi Wxga 3lcd Projector (£943.83) (4,200 ANSI lumens), or the 5000 Ansi Xga 3lcd Projector (£969.99) (5,000 ANSI lumens) both from Epson or the Hitachi Cpwx8255 (£2,097.81) (5,500 ANSI lumens).

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many data projectors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-SW631 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW631 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of data projectors of this age and type is 5,000h. With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the VPL-SW631 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-SW631 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than a year also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 28 decibels, the Sony VPL-SW631 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector. The noise levels of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released one year ago range from 28dB to 39dB.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the VPL-SX236 (£636.54) (30dB), the VPL-SX226 (£527.34) (30dB), or the VPL-SW636C (£1,194.92) (28dB) all from Sony.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsw631s3859632, sony c057za00, sony p232782p, sony c057zs00
Barcodes 04058154051375, 04058829196073, 05013493264526

Sony VPL-SW631 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-SW631 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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