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Sony VPL-VW500ES Review
|16 Reviews + 8 Awards|
|Missing Some Features|
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 41?
It has superb expert reviews with an average expert rating of 91%, based on 16 reviews. This projector has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from Insideci.co.uk plus one other site and a "Best Buy" from Homecinemachoice.com. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However this Sony projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The VPL-VW500ES is missing some features:
Very dim projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
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Eight Industry Awards
Projector experts love this multimedia projector and have given it eight awards.
Two more expert review sites thought that this Sony projector was very good. The expert at review site Homecinemachoice.com gave this data projector a "Best Buy" award and said it would make a great purchase and it received an Avforums.com "Highly Recommended" award.
This multimedia projector received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.
Expert Reviews Are Excellent
The average expert rating of this Sony projector is 91 out of 100 based on 16 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and homecinemachoice.com. This puts this multimedia projector in the top 9% of all the data projectors when ranked by average expert review score.
Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors
We checked 961 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution
The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-VW500ES is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over 39 times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800.
This multimedia projector's resolution (DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)) is in fact the best resolution amongst all data projectors.
Amongst comparable types of multimedia projector the worst resolution is 280 x 800.
Very Dim Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of only 1,700 ANSI lumen, the VPL-VW500ES has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.
Quite Quiet Noise Level
The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB. The VPL-VW500ES has a fairly quiet noise level (only 26 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.
Supports Full HD
The Sony VPL-VW500ES supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The VPL-VW500ES does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors do have a built-in speaker(s).
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector was released in September 2013.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony vplvw500es|
|Barcodes||00027242869608, 04905524941906, 05013493246003|