Sony VPL-VW500ES

Sony VPL-VW500ES

Sony VPL-VW500ES review: specs and price

Sony VPL-VW500ES

Why is Sony VPL-VW500ES better than the average?

  • Resolution

    4096 x 2160pxvs2.78MP
  • HDMI ports

  • Maximum projection size

  • Audible noise

  • Zoom ratio


Price comparison

General info

Audible noise is the noise that a device produces while in operation. Reduced audible noise improves quality.
We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.


The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.


The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Projection quality


4096 x 2160px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.ANSI lumens


The light projected by the device is brighter, i.e. it has a higher ANSI lumens measurement.
The maximum size of image that a device can project without compromising quality.
4.has motorized zoom
Sony VPL-VW500ES
Motorized or power zoom lenses allow the user to remotely press a switch, for example on a remote control, causing the projector to automatically zoom in or out and correct the size of the image.
5.has motorized focus
Sony VPL-VW500ES
You can control the focus remotely, ensuring that the image stays crisp and clear.
6.displays 3D with glasses
Sony VPL-VW500ES
It supports displaying 3D images from devices such as a 3D-compatible Blu-ray player, allowing you to watch films in 3D when using suitable glasses.
A projector zoom allows you to increase or decrease the size of the projected image without moving the projector. The most common zoom ratio among today's projectors is 1.2, which means you can vary the image size by 20% by simply adjusting the zoom lens.


More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.


1.Has a remote control
Sony VPL-VW500ES
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.


The more component ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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