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Sony VPL-VW350ES

Sony VPL-VW350ES
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An astonishingly quiet and award winning DCI 4K 3D projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 2 further awards from other expert sites
26dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 150000:1 Yes Mar 2015
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Sony VPL-VW350ES Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW350ES number 7 in 4K projectors and number 421 in 3D projectors.
94
Reviews
5 Reviews + 3 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£80 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. This projector has received three awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Projectorcentral.com and more industry awards from Soundandvision.com plus one other site. Epson 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
The VPL-VW350ES has running costs of £80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution
Very quiet noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
4K native resolution for lifelike pictures
Motorized zoom lens and wide lens shift
Reality creation upscales your favorites

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Sony VPL-VW350ES In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This data projector has received three awards from experts.

This multimedia projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by website Projectorcentral.com who said that this projector was staggeringly good.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both said that this projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com and it received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, 4k.com, soundandvision.com and projectorcentral.com this projector has an overall expert rating of 85%. This means that projector experts think this multimedia projector is one of the better data projectors.

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Sony Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 709 user and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-VW350ES has an average running cost of £80 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2015.

Features

4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The VPL-VW350ES has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) resolution, whereas 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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Very Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-VW350ES of only 26dB is quieter than 94% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-VW350ES of 150,000 is in the highest 2% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-VW350ES'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 ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia 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 Sony VPL-VW350ES supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-VW350ES has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-VW350ES's bulb power of 230W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 48% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-VW350ES supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Sony VPL-VW350ES is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-VW350ES is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

brand vplvw350es, sony vplvw350es

Barcodes:

00027242883994, 00642337929861, 00791836690854, 01600142451457

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