Posted Wed Jun 8, 2016 at 09:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The company's latest projector has been revealed.
Sony has announced the release of its newest home theater projector. The VPL-HW45ES ($2,000) now joins the previously released VPL-HW65ES ($4,000).
"Sony is committed to creating the highest quality projectors," said Sunil Nayyar, Director of Product Marketing, TV and Projectors, North America. "Sony's VPL-HW45ES Full HD 3D home theater projector delivers crisp images and a stunning display with the advanced SXRD panels and acclaimed Reality Creation technology. With the compact design and forward facing quiet fan, this projector will be the perfect addition to any living room and give flexibility to the installer."
The projector uses a Full HD 3-chip imaging system with Sony's SXRD panel, advanced Reality Creation technology, and Super Resolution processing. In addition, the VPL-HW45ES is rated for 1,800 lumens of brightness and up to 6,000 hours of operation time with its long lasting lamp. A wide lens shift range, manual zoom, and whisper quiet fan are integrated as well. Finally, the projector also offers a built in RF 3D transmitter, nine customizable picture modes, and MotionFlow technology to reduce image blur in fast moving scenes.
Sony's VPL-HW45ES is now available for a suggested retail price of $2,000. Beyond its 1080p projectors, Sony also offers several 4K Ultra HD models, including the he VPL-VW365ES ($9,999) and the VPL-VW665ES ($14,999).
The VPL-VW365ES is a native 4K projector with an SXRD panel, Sony’s proprietary TRILUMINOs engine, Motionflow picture technology, and a built-in RF 3D transmitter. Likewise, the projector includes HDMI connectivity with HDCP 2.2 compliancy and a long-lasting lamp for up to 6,000 hours of performance. In addition, a recent HDR update will allow the projector to display supported high dynamic range content, offering superior contrast, highlights, and shadows. Likewise, the VPL-VW665ES includes integrated HDR support.
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