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Sony VPL-VW350ES

soundandvision.com Top Pick projectorcentral.com Editor's Choice projectorreviews.com Hot Product
An award winning 150000:1 DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) data projector with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
150000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Yes 26dB Mar 2015
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Sony VPL-VW350ES Review

With excellent reviews but good features,
88
5 Reviews + 3 Awards
66
Good Features
61
2 Years Old
54
£112 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

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. Sony 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 2017.
The VPL-VW350ES has running costs of £112 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution
Quite quiet noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Very dim projector brightness

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Sony VPL-VW350ES In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This projector is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the projectors.

The author at one expert review site decided that this multimedia projector was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This was from Projectorcentral.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The experts at two other expert review sites both thought that this data projector was very good. Soundandvision.com gave this Sony data projector a "Top Pick" award and Projectorreviews.com gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including CNET.com, 4k.com, soundandvision.com and projectorcentral.com have rated this projector on average 85 out of 100.

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Sony Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only 1,080 Video Mode

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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 Sony VPL-VW350ES's noise level of only 26dB is in the quietest 4% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The VPL-VW350ES has a DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Amongst comparable types of projector the worst resolution is 280 x 800.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW350ES supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

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

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-VW350ES's projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-VW350ES is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-VW350ES in March 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-VW350ES is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-VW350ES will cost £112 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242883994
Cheaper to run by £82.33
Expert review Rating is Worse

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