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Sony VPLVW320ES

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A giant 1920 x 1080 26dB multimedia projector with satisfactory features but high running costs
1080p (1920x1080) Yes 26dB 1,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-VW320 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW320 number 965 across all projectors.
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1 Year Old
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42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, product quality and excellent design. However they also report that it is expensive.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Energy Star certified
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not have a handheld remote control

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Sony VPL-VW320 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Some Sony VPL-VW320 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Mr. G. Speechley said on Amazon “If you are spending this level of cash on a projector and a true 4k Blu-Ray disc spinner, then £375.00 on a Chord Interconnect is wise” and gave it an excellent review score.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

One Sony VPL-VW320 owner wrote that this projector was good quality. Mr. G. Speechley wrote in their review of the Sony VPL-VW320 in January last year “It would seem ultimate quality is dependant on source disc quality”.

Users Report Nice Design

One person who reviewed the Sony VPL-VW320 considered that it was retro. In January last year Mr. G. Speechley mentioned in their review on Amazon “If this is true, then retro buying your older favourite movies may be a waste of time”.

Users Report That it is Expensive

One person who purchased this projector considered that it was not a bargain for the price. Mr. G. Speechley wrote in their Sony VPL-VW320 review “Premium ones of these do not come cheap” .


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features and at £4,999.00 it is more expensive than 94% of projectors.

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Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-VW320 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-VW320 does not have a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Energy Star Certified

The VPL-VW320 is Energy Star certified, unlike 99% of projectors which are not Energy Star certified.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The VPL-VW320 has a 1920 x 1080 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-VW320 of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sony VPL-VW320 of only 26dB is in the quietest 5% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-VW320 of 6,000h is quite long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-VW320 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 76% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector was released in September 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers arcamaudiolabb vplvw320es, arcamastell vplvw320es, arcamaudio vplvw320es, sony vplvw320esblack, sony vplvw320eswhite, audiolab vplvw320es, acoustic vplvw320es, audiolab sb13uboak, anthem vplvw320es, amina vplvw320es, anthem sb13uboak, anthem pb1000blk, sony vplvw320w, audiolab 3d4k, anthem 3d4k
Barcodes 04548736013360

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