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Sony VPL-SW635C

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Sony VPL-SW635C

Sony VPL-SW635C
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A middle of the road spec and 3 year old 280 x 800 resolution 3000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with OK running costs
1280 X 800 3000:1 No 3,100 ANSI Lumens Jan 2015
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Sony VPL-SW635C Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-SW635C as follows:
49
Features
Average Features
50
Age
2 Years Old
45
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
37
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Epson 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,881 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Very short service life of lamp

Sony VPL-SW635C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 659 owner and expert reviews (including 94 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-SW635C has an average 5 year running cost of £79 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,881 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

280 X 800 Resolution

The Sony VPL-SW635C has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. This projector also has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The VPL-SW635C's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 77% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-SW635C's projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 40% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SW635C has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-SW635C of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 22% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW635C has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-SW635C's bulb power of 225W is pretty typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 45% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-SW635C does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw635cwxga, sony 1280x800

Barcodes:

05013493255319

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