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Sony VPL-VW600ES Projector

200000:1 DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) 26dB Mar 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
Three industry awards
Good high def TV
Reasonably priced
6 Reviews + 3 Awards
soundandvision.com Top Pick projectorcentral.com Editor's Choice projectorreviews.com Hot Product

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This 200000:1 contrast ratio data projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Projectorcentral.com who concluded that this Sony multimedia projector was terrific.

Two more expert review sites both concluded that this multimedia projector was good. This projector received a "Hot Product" award from Projectorreviews.com and it received a "Top Pick" award from Soundandvision.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

The average expert rating of this data projector is 93 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including soundandvision.com and projectorcentral.com. This means that multimedia projector experts think this multimedia projector is one of the very best multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 502 user and expert reviews, Sony has excellent ratings for its data projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically for its 200000:1 contrast ratio data projectors compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two people who bought this projector concluded that it was good value for money. Expert website Projectorcentral.com mentioned in their review of this projector “It is priced exorbitantly”. Balthazar2k4 wrote on Bestbuy.com three years ago “3D performance is second to none in this price class” in their review of this projector and rated the product 6 stars.


Good High Def TV

One owner who purchased it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Soundandvision.com said three years ago “In case you haven't noticed—or have just returned from an extended spring break in Antarctica—the newest thing in home video is Ultra HD, or 4K” in their review of this projector.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good 3D picture quality.

Rich, Dark Blacks

One person who purchased it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Three years ago Soundandvision.com said in their review of the Sony VPL-VW600ES “Rich, dark blacks” yet they only rated it 19.16 out of 100.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the VPL-VW600ES.


Design

Smooth, Clean Detail

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was smooth. Soundandvision.com said “Smooth, clean detail” in their review of the Sony VPL-VW600ES. Soundandvision.com also wrote “With its compelling reproduction of smooth detail, fine color” in their review.

Ceiling Mountable

The VPL-VW600ES is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The VPL-VW600ES supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to consider include the Optoma GT1080 (£579.99), or the LG PF1500 (£689).

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Projector

DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution

The VPL-VW600ES has a maximum resolution of DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). That's over four times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) projector native resolution is actually the best resolution amongst all projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector.

A WVGA (854x480) projector native resolution is the worst resolution amongst similar types of multimedia projector.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years is 3,300 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 75 ANSI lumens to 11,000 ANSI lumens. The VPL-VW600ES has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 1,700 ANSI lumen) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

If you would prefer a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Epson EH-TW6600 (£1,303) (2,500 ANSI lumens), or the Optoma GT1080 (£579.99) (2,800 ANSI lumens).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The VPL-VW600ES has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-VW600ES has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-VW600ES has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Very Quiet Noise Level

The Sony VPL-VW600ES has a quite quiet noise level (only 26 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. Projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector have noise levels of between 21dB and 45dB.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242872202

Sony VPL-VW600ES Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-VW600ES review we compared this projector to 2,059 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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