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Sony VPLVW320B

72

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Sony VPLVW320B

£4,781.95
Sony VPL-VW320
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A fully featured and astonishingly quiet 1080p 3D projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) Yes 1,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-VW320/W 4K Projector
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £4,781.95. APR 16.9%.
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£5,230.92
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
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£5,592.82
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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£5,668.82
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Sony VPL-VW320 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW320 number 600 in 3D projectors.
52
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £82 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.
Customers report good picture quality, product quality and nice design. However they also report that it is expensive.
This Sony projector has some great features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Longer than average service life of lamp

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Sony VPL-VW320 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 712 user and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers 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 Excellent 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

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £4,781.95 it is in the most expensive 7% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-VW320 is £82 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in September 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The VPL-VW320 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-VW320 of only 26dB is quieter than 96% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-VW320'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 projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-VW320 does not have a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW320 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-VW320 of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all projectors when ranked 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 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-VW320 of 225W is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW320 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Energy Star Certified

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplvw320esblack, sony vplvw320eswhite, vplvw320w vplvw320w, acoustic vplvw320es, sony vplvw320w, sony vplvw320b

Barcodes:

04548736013353, 04548736013360

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