Projector Reviews

Sony VPL-VW40 Home Theater Projector Review-2

Sony VPL-VW40 Projector Highlights

  • Native 1080p resolution home theater projector
  • Nearly identical to the older- Sony VW50 “the Pearl”, including very flexible placement
  • Typical lamp life
  • Out of the box color leaves much to be desired, needing serious adjustment
  • Average brightness in “best” movie mode, below average brightness overall
  • Contrast spec of 15,000:1

Sony VW40 Home Cinema Projector: Basic Specs

MSRP: $2999
Technology: 3 chip LCoS (SXRD)
Native Resolution: 1080p (1920×1080)
Brightness: 900 lumens
Contrast: 15,000:1
Zoom Lens ratio: 1.8:1
Lens shift: Vertical (motorized) and horizontal (manual, and very slight)
Lamp life: 3000 hours at low power, 2000 hours at full lamp power
Weight: 24.3 lbs. (11 Kg)
Warranty: 2 Years Parts and Labor standard