Sony VPL-VW600ES


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Sony VPL-VW600ES

Sony VPL-VW600ES
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An spectacularly high contrast ratio and award winning DCI 4K 3D data projector, with low running costs and one of the quietest noise levels available
26dB 4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) 200000:1 Yes Mar 2015
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Sony VPL-VW600ES Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-VW600ES number 6 in 4K projectors and number 389 in 3D projectors.
7 Reviews + 3 Awards
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£71 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. This projector has received three awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from and more industry awards from plus one other site. Epson data 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 2018.
The VPL-VW600ES has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia 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
Over four times the detail of full HD
Stunning picture quality, whatever you re watching
High brightness drives sharp contrast
Advanced iris 3
Deeper blacks
Colors that come alive

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Sony VPL-VW600ES In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this projector is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

This Sony data projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from review site who said that this data projector was superb.

The authors at two other expert review sites both thought that this data projector was very good. This multimedia projector received a "Top Pick" award from and gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including, and this data projector has an overall expert rating of 86%. This puts this Sony data projector in the top 16% of all the multimedia projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 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-VW600ES has an average 5 year running cost of £71 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-VW600ES in March 2015.


4096 X 2160 (DCI 4K) Resolution

The VPL-VW600ES has a 4096 x 2160 (DCI 4K) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Sony VPL-VW600ES's noise level of only 26dB is in the quietest 6% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-VW600ES of 200,000 is higher than 98% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-VW600ES of only 1,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 91% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The VPL-VW600ES supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-VW600ES has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW600ES supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

brand vplvw600es, sony vplvw600es, sony a1970929a, sony a1948222a


00027242872202, 00791836707903

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