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Sony VPLVW300ES

£4,999.00
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Digital Versus 5 Star Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice homecinemachoice.com Best Buy
The most economical 4K projector available, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
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£4,999.00
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£5,849.00
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Sony Vpl-vw300es, 4k Projector - 1500lm
£6,470.96
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £4,999.00. APR 16.9%.
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- 12
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£5,468.34
£455.70*
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Amazon UK
7.9% APR for 48 Months
Purchase price £4,999.00. APR 7.9%.
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£5,846.67
£121.81*
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £4,999.00. APR 16.9%.
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- 24
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£5,926.12
£246.92*
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Ebuyer Business
Paypal 12 months
Purchase price £6,470.96. APR 14.9%.
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£7,005.03
£583.75*
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Ebuyer Business
Pay4later 12 months
Purchase price £6,470.96. APR 18.9%.
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£7,084.25
£536.43*
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Ebuyer Business
Paypal 18 months
Purchase price £6,470.96. APR 14.9%.
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£7,260.93
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Ebuyer Business
Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £6,470.96. APR 14.9%.
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£7,522.75
£313.45*
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Ebuyer Business
Pay4later 24 months
Purchase price £6,470.96. APR 18.9%.
- £647.10 - 24
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£7,686.06
£293.29*
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Ebuyer Business
Pay4later 36 months
Purchase price £6,470.96. APR 18.9%.
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£8,321.77
£213.19*
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Sony VPL-VW300ES Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW300ES number 5 in 4K projectors, number 234 in best selling projectors and number 387 in 3D projectors.
96
Reviews
18 Reviews + 9 Awards
51
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
70
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%, based on 18 reviews. This projector has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr 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 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-VW300ES has running costs of £80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
K native resolution for lifelike pictures
Motorised zoom lens and wide lens shift
Reality creation upscales your favourites
1500 lumens for high brightness
Plays your mastered in 4k discs
See deeper blacks with 4k SXRD panels
Variety of widescreen formats for cinematic viewing
Built-in 3d transmitter synchronises entertainment
Action stays smooth with motionflow
Space-saving design for smaller rooms
Precise panel alignment for optimum clarity
Multiple connections for automated home systems

Sony VPL-VW300ES Video Reviews

Sony VPL-VW300ES In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This Sony projector has received nine awards from experts.

The authors at review websites Techradar and M3.idg.se both concluded that they would recommend this data projector and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This multimedia projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review sites Log.com.tr and Trusted Reviews, both of which decided that this Sony projector was excellent.

The authors at two more expert review sites both concluded that this Sony multimedia projector would make a great purchase. This was from Homecinemachoice.com and Avforums.com who gave it an "Best Buy".

The experts at three more expert review sites all said that this multimedia projector was very good. 01net.com gave this projector a "4 Star" award, Digital Versus gave it a "5 Star" award and it received a "Highlight Award" from Audiovision.de.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100 based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and hifitest.de. The expert review sites think this projector is one of the very best projectors.

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Sony Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 712 owner and expert 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.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £4,999.00 it is more expensive than 94% of projectors.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-VW300ES has an average 5 year running cost of £80 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since September 2014.

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Features

4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The VPL-VW300ES has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPL-VW300ES of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-VW300ES of 200,000 is very high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-VW300ES's projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW300ES supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-VW300ES does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 77% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW300ES has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-VW300ES's bulb power of 230W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 50% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-VW300ES supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acoustic vplvw300es, anthem vplvw300es, sony vplvw300es, acer vplvw300es, anthem 3d4k

Barcodes:

00027242883987, 04053162599383, 04905524988871, 05013493253988

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