Three Sony VPL-VW1000ES owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was not good value for money. Avhub.com.au wrote “In fairness, this is the brightest 3D capable home theater projector anywhere near its price, that we've reviewed to date, although there are some twice as b” . Avhub.com.au also said “Lack of 4 2K material, odd choice of panel ratio, struggles with DVD, high price” in their review. Avhub.com.au also mentioned “Stratospheric price tag” in their review.
One Sony VPL-VW1000ES reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was expensive. Avhub.com.au said three years ago “No source of commercial 4K video content, expensive when viewed primarily as a 2K projector” .