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Sony VPLVW1100ES

£15,869.24
£15,162.68 £707 cheaper than 54 days ago
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An astoundingly quiet and sensationally high contrast ratio DCI 4K 3D data projector, with OK running costs and multiple awards
23dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 1000000:1 Yes Oct 2013
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Sony VPL-VW1100ES Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW1100ES number 9 in 4K projectors, number 456 in 3D projectors and number 794 across all projectors.
95
Reviews
86 Reviews + 3 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. This projector has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Insideci.co.uk and more industry awards from Projectorreviews.com plus one other site. Epson 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 data projectors 2018.
The VPL-VW1100ES has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
Customers report noise level, it is easy to use and it is reasonably priced.
It has some great features:
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
More than 4x the resolution of full HD
2D & 3d films upscaled to 4k
Professional cinema technology

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 £15,869.24 to £15,162.68 in the last 54 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 59% 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

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this data projector is one of the most highly awarded.

The writer at website Insideci.co.uk endorse this multimedia projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both concluded that this projector was very good. This data projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including 4k.com, insideci.co.uk and soundandvision.com the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 90%. This means that projector experts think this projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 83 owner reviews this data projector has a brilliant average owner rating. 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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Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Nine customers who bought it thought it was quiet.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five people wrote that it was easy to use.

Sony Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony 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.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the Sony VPL-VW1100ES was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Four people who reviewed the product thought it had good features.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three customers who bought it reckoned that it was good looking.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £15,162.68 it is more expensive than 99% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £707 (4%)

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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 £15,162.68 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $16,949.29 (£23,506.97).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-VW1100ES will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most expensive to run data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Sony multimedia projector has been on the market since October 2013.

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Features

4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The Sony VPL-VW1100ES has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-VW1100ES of only 23dB is quieter than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-VW1100ES of 1,000,000 is in the highest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-VW1100ES of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 89% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW1100ES supports 3D, unlike 60% of multimedia projectors which do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-VW1100ES does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 77% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-VW1100ES has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-VW1100ES of 330W is in the biggest 14% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The VPL-VW1100ES has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-VW1100ES supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00027242873209, 04905524954869

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