Sony Releases Three New 4K HDR Home Cinema Projectors

It has been 13 years since Sony created the world’s first 4K projectors, and they are upping their game with the release of 3 new 4K resolution HDR Home Cinema Projectors – the VPL-VW870ESVPL-VW570ES and the VPL-VW270ES.

All 3 models feature Sony’s 4K Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD) panel technology for native 4K (4,096 x 2,160) resolution, 4K Motionflow technology and 18Gbps HDMI, and 4K 60P 10 bit processing compatibility. All of these factors result in crisp images with fine colour gradations, even when viewing fast-motion videos such as sports events or games.

Here are the key features of each model:

#1: VPL-VW870ES with ARC-F lens

This is Sony’s top-end model with a 4K laser light source, which gives brighter images without the need for lamp replacement. It is also equipped with Sony’s All Range Crisp Focus (ARC-F) for high image precision, even at the corners and is able to store your key settings for up to 5 screen formats through their Picture Position Memory feature.

  • Light Source: Z-Phosphor laser light source
  • Brightness: 2200 Lumens
  • Weight: approx 22kg
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 560 x 223 x 496 mm
  • Product Colour: Black
  • Price: S$37,799 (before GST)
  • Available from December 2018

#2: VPL-VW570ES

This model has a dynamic contrast of 350,000:1 which results in deeper blacks and more vibrant colours in images. It also features the Picture Position Memory as in the VPL-VW870ES.

  • Light Source: High-pressure mercury lamp, 280 W type
  • Brightness: 1800 Lumens
  • Weight: approx 14kg
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 496 x 205 x 464 mm
  • Product Colour: Black, White
  • Price: S$12,599 (before GST)
  • Available from December 2018

 #3: VPL-VW270ES

The most affordable option of the 3 new models. It has a front facing fan to maximise throw distance for bigger projected images and has a new input lag reduction mode for gamers.

  • Light Source: High-pressure mercury lamp, 225 W type
  • Brightness: 1500 Lumens
  • Weight: approx 14kg
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 496 x 205 x 464 mm
  • Product Colour: Black, White
  • Price: S$6,999 (before GST)
  • Available from January 2019

Full, detailed specifications of Sony’s 3 new 4K HDR Home Cinema Projectors can be found on Sony Singapore’s official website.

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