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Sony VPL-VW300ES

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Sony VPL-VW300ES. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the size and price.

image quality, usability, design, reliability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Sony VPL-VW300ES is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Techradar Recommended 2015

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (techradar.com)

Sony VPL-VW300ES review

 

All things bright and beautiful...come with a high price tag.

4K images ; Fast response times ; Reality Creation detail ; Excellent upscaling

Very high price ; Big size ; Best in a blackout ; No 3D specs included

If you've got the money, the space and the 4K source, the VPL-VW300ES is a shoe-in to become the centrepiece of your next home cinema.

Aug, 2015

hcc best buy

Expert review by: Steve May (homecinemachoice.com)

Sony VPL-VW300ES review

 

Not unlike Tony Curtis in The Boston Strangler, Sony continues to tighten its grip on the premium end of the home cinema projection market. Suave, good-looking and surprisingly cheap (in an admittedly expensive way), the VPL-VW300ES is the brand's...

Outstanding native 4K image quality; high-quality Full HD upscaler; good black performance; immersive 3D

Not the brightest of projectors; no lens memory; no dynamic iris

Feb, 2015

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony VPL-VW300ES review

 

This fantastic 4K all-rounder is pricey, but not many projectors make your movies look this good...

Sharp, accurate picture Brimming with subtlety Easy set-up 4K future-proofed Smart design

No 3D glasses supplied

Even though the VPL-VW300ES isn’t at the tail end of Sony’s line-up, shelling out £6000 for a projector is a serious business. But rest assured, you’ll see every penny of the asking price. At this level, you won’t find many that pay more attention to...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Stephen Fenech (techguide.com.au)

Sony VPL VW300ES 4K projector review – stunning picture quality

 

PROS: Stunning picture quality, excellent upscaling, easy set-up, affordable

Stunning picture quality, excellent upscaling, easy set-up, affordable

No included 3D glasses

Sony has hit it out of the park with the VPL VW300ES 4K projector which provides excellent performance and incredible picture quality.

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Form factor:Desktop
Product Type:Desktop projector

Lamps

Bulb power:230
Lamp Type:UHP
Lamps quantity:1

Lens System

Focus:Auto / Auto/Manual
Horizontal lens shift range:-31 - 31
Vertical lens shift range:85 - 80

Multimedia

Built-in speaker(s): No

Networking

Ethernet LAN: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):35 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):495.6 x 463.6 x 195.3
Native Resolution:4096 x 2160
Output:HDMI (x2)

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Performance

HDCP: Yes
Horizontal scan range:19 - 72
Noise Level:26
Noise level (economic mode):26
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POR, RUS, SWE, THA
Vertical scan range:48 - 92

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RS-232 ports:1
Serial interface type:RS-232
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Auto power off: Yes
Power consumption (max):340
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):340
Power Source:AC

Projector

Colour temperature:9.3
Contrast ratio (typical):5500:1
Maximum digital resolution:1920 x 1080
Native Aspect Ratio:17:9
Projection distance:2.32 - 12
Projection Technology:SXRD
Projector brightness:1500
Projector native resolution:DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
Screen size compatibility:1524 - 7620
Supported aspect ratios:2.35:1, 16:9, 17:9
Zoom capability:Auto/Manual
Zoom ratio:1.8:1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Technical Details

RS-232C: Yes

Video

3D: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160 / 720 x 576, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160
Supported video modes:576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:46.4
Height :19.5
Weight:14
Width:49.6