Sony VPL-HW15

  • Sony VPL-HW15
92
Based on 17 scores, 24 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    15
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Fantastic picture quality.
  • Excellent support service.
  • Some of the best blacks and contrast levels.

Cons:

  • Very expensive.
  • Image isnít as bright as some other high-end models.

Expert reviews and ratings

By 5FWD on 100

It isn’t cheap, but the Sony VPL-HW15 is the sort of projector that’s both easy to live with and capable of transforming your home entertainment experience forever. A top performer in its class. Sony VPL-HW15 is tagged with Sony and...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

If you want one of the best units on our list, and are not afraid to shell out the cash, this is the unit for...

By CNET UK on 88

With its fast response time and ability to deliver exceptionally fine detail, Sony's latest SXRD projector, the Bravia VPL-HW15, provides a truly spectacular way to watch the World Cup -- or anything else for that matter...

By CNET Asia on 85

The Sony VPL-HW15 may cost you more than a budget 1080p, but the images it presents make this beamer well worth the money....

By Bit-tech.net on 90

The Sony VPL-HW15 is quite keenly priced for a 1080p projector, so in the world of projectors, it’s relatively entry-level. However, it produces such excellent image quality it really is worth a second look.The only off-putting thing is its large...

By CNET Australia on 85

The Sony VPLHW15 may cost you more than a budget 1080p, but the images it presents make it well worth the...

By Stuff.tv on 100

A strong and quiet performer that’s superb value and ideal for those who like to tweak their picture...

By Home Theater on -

Deep blacks , Accurate color , Superb image depth Sony’s new BRAVIA VPL-HW15 is a reworking of last year’s VPL-HW10. At a modest $3,000 (modest as projectors go, that is), the VPL-HW15 offers a useful lineup of features and a picture that I...

By Expert Reviews on 100

An outstanding projector with image quality that can be adjusted to rival the best on the market – we'd have liked frame interpolation too, though....

By Tom's Guide on 100

With a better remote control, better color temperature, brightness and energy consumption of just 0.1 W in standby. These are just some of the reasons to prefer the VPL-HW15 to its predecessor, the VPL-HW10. As a downside, it doesn't...

By DigitalVersus on 100

Fresh off Sony's production lines, the new VPL-HW15 replaces the VPL-HW10 that we tested back in February. It still uses Sony'S SXRD LCD system, with three panels in total, one for each primary colour, and is in the mid- to high-end range of...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

For some reason, the run up to Christmas looks like being the most prolific season of projector releases ever. We've already recently looked at new offerings from Epson () and Vivitek (), while also piled up in our offices right now are two new...

By TechRadar on 100

It's typical of Sony to shun the accepted wisdom of LCD and DLP projection and come up with its own – admittedly more expensive – technology. The good news is that its latest wave of sublime SXRD projectors pushes the picture quality to...

By Pricemo on -

It’s typical of Sony to shun the accepted wisdom of LCD and DLP projection and come up with its own – admittedly more expensive – technology. The good news is that its latest wave of sublime SXRD projectors pushes the picture quality...

By ProjectorCentral on -

Sonys new HW15 is their lowest-priced 1080p projector yet released. Despite the price, Sony has made few compromises regarding image quality and feature set. The HW15 improves upon the HW10 in several ways. It brings the best features of LCOS, like...

By Projectors at Projector Reviews on -

A very worthy projector. Solid in all areas, impressive black levels, but skin tone handling and overall color are the real strength that makes the Sony VPL-HW15 deserve our Hot Product award. The lowering of the price point simply makes the HW15...

International Review By Netzwelt on -

Werbung Dennoch ist auch bei diesem neuen Sony-Projektor der Farbraum erweitert. Der lsst sich zwar von "Wide" auf "Normal" umschalten, doch das bringt nur minimale Verbesserungen. Effektiver arbeitet das Farbmanagement RCP, was "Real Color...

International Review By Area DVD on -

Sony veranschlagt einen UVP von 2800,-EUR für den VPL-HW15 und stellt damit die aktuelle Untergrenze etablierter SXRD-Projektoren. Betrachtet man sich den aktuellen Marktpreis von ca. 2100,- EUR fällt die Bilanz noch erfreulicher aus. Der...

International Review By Magnus.de on 77

Bei der soliden Mittelklasse der Heimkino-Projektoren bilden sich zwei Gruppen von Spezialisten heraus und davon können Verbraucher profitieren. Die eine Gruppe legt Wert auf perfekt verdunkeltes Heimkino. Hier kommt es auf besten Schwarzwert an, aber...

International Review By AudioVision on -

Fast auf die Hälfte reduziert Sony mit dem VPL-HW 15 den Preis für die kontraststarke SXRD-Projektion. Allerdings fehlen dem Beamer Technologien für erhöhte Bewegungsschärfe.Der HW 15 ist Sonys jüngster SXRD-Projektor. Wie...