Sony VPLVW1100ES
Sony VPL-VW1100ES
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Sony VPLVW1100ES

£15,175.00 £1,147.01 cheaper than 7 days ago Top Pick Hot Product Recommended
A multi award winning 1000000:1 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) projector with average features
1000000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Yes 23dB Oct 2013
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Sony VPL-VW1100ES Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW1100ES number 271 across all projectors.
86 Reviews + 3 Awards
Average Features
3 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this projector to others. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from and more industry awards from plus one other site. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Sony projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
Customers report noise level, is easy to use and it is reasonably priced.
The VPL-VW1100ES has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a 3D glasses included
Fairly big bulb power
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £16,322.01 to £15,175 in the last 7 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Sony VPL-VW1100ES In-Depth Analysis


Three Industry Awards

This projector is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites of all the data projectors.

Website concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Sony projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at two other expert review sites both thought that this data projector was very good. gave this Sony projector a "Hot Product" award and it received a "Top Pick" award from

Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this data projector is 90% based on three expert reviews from sites including, and Experts think this multimedia projector is one of the better projectors.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this projector is superb based on 83 owner reviews. Over 92% of reviewers gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Nine owners considered that this projector was quiet.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Five owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three owners who bought the Sony VPL-VW1100ES thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Three people who reviewed the Sony VPL-VW1100ES reckoned that it was good looking.

Value For Money

Not Cheap

The price range of data projectors is from £106 to £17,495. We think that this projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £1,147 (7%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-VW1100ES and the United Kingdom price of £15,175.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $17,500.00 (£22,788.50).

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The VPL-VW1100ES has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other data projectors also have a 3D glasses included.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W. With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the Sony VPL-VW1100ES has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The VPL-VW1100ES has a maximum resolution of DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over 39 times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

This projector's resolution (DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)) is actually the best resolution amongst all multimedia projectors.

A 280 x 800 projector native resolution is the worst resolution amongst similar types of projector.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW1100ES supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,000 ANSI lumens, the VPL-VW1100ES has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-VW1100ES does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB. With a noise level of only 23 decibels, the VPL-VW1100ES has one of the quietest noise levels amongst data projectors of this age.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when Sony released the VPL-VW1100ES.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplvw1100es, sony vw1100es
Barcodes 00027242282179, 00027242873193, 00027242873209, 04905524954869

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