Sony VPL-VW85

  • Sony VPL-VW85
85
Based on 6 scores, 15 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Solid blacks, accurate colour, extremely quiet, superb resolution

Cons:

Expert reviews and ratings

By Whathifi.com on 80

's proprietary SXRD technology lies at the heart of this projector. It's a variation of ‘liquid crystal on silicon' or LCOS technology, a reflective (like DLP) rather than transmissive (as in LCD) technology. Three 1080p LCOS chips are...

By IT Reviews on -

Yes it's a hefty price tag, but for the serious Home Cinema lover, Sony's answer to JVC's D-ILA range provides excellent sharpness and colour authentication with increased smoothness and easy remote controlling. Sony - Bravia VPL-VW85 price...

By Home Entertainment Mag on -

I have this déjà-vu feeling that I've reviewed this projector before. And in some ways, I have. Much of this projector is very similar to the VW70 I reviewed last year, which itself was similar to the VW60 and the 50 and so on. Each...

By PCMag Mideast on 80

We want to start off with crediting the VW85 for being the first projector to shatter our long standing assumption that home-cinema projectors tend to struggle with simple text. We were so wrong. Straight out of the box, without a single tweak or...

By Projectors at Projector Reviews on -

Nice! The Sony VW85 is a great projector. It's extremely well balanced. It's not without minor flaws, but technically, it's well done and puts a great picture up on the screen. You'll be spending something approaching $8000 and you have...

By AVRev on -

Not long ago, projecting an image large enough to fill anything bigger than an 80” screen required purchasing a CRT (cathode ray tube) projector that weighed as much as a Smart Car and who only an investment banker could afford. Those CRT...

By EISA on -

’Seeing is believing’ says Sony, and that has never been more true than with the new BRAVIA VPL-VW85. Using three latest generation SXRD panels with 1920x1080 pixels each, it produces smooth and crisp High Definition images. In conjunction...

By ITP.net on 80

Though expensive the Sony is a cost-effective way to create an impressive, large-screen experience....

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Although Sony was doubtless chuffed to receive a well-deserved Recommended badge for its projector recently, the thought may also have flitted across its mind that the quality the HW15 served up for under two grand might make the brand's...

By TechRadar on 80

Sonys VPL-VW85, a three-panel SXRD (LCoS) projector, is the successor to the brands very well-received mid-price VW80, and, with a barnstorming performance both in our Tech Labs and on the test bench, it looks set to become a key figure in the home...

By Home Theater on -

Solid blacks , Accurate color , Unique adjustability , Color management system could be more effective , Superb resolution The June 2009 issue of featured a glowing report on Sony’s VPL-VW70 video projector. But as they say, time flies when...

By Home Cinema Choice on -

Sony’s VPL-VW85 isn’t on retailers’ shelves yet, nor had its official launch (that’ll be at the IFA electronics show in September) but that hasn’t stopped HCC getting its mitts on one before anyone...

International Review By Hifitest.de on 100

Sonys VPL-VW85 ist ein echter High-End-Beamer für Anspruchsvolle. Sein hoher dynamischer Kontrast, seine extrem gute Schwarzdarstellung und die nahezu geräuschlose Projektion sprechen da eine deutliche Sprache. Dazu kommen die moderne und...

International Review By SFT - Magazin on -

Auch die Farbbrillanz und Detailzeichnung suchen ihresgleichen. Dabei bleibt der Projektor selbst bei maximaler Leistung fast unhörbar - das riesige Gehäuse lässt offenbar genug Platz für eine ausgeklügelte Lüfterkonstruktion....

International Review By Smartson on -

Sony VPL-VW85 anses vara en förbättrad version av sin föregångare VW80 och sägs ha mycket fina kvaliteter. Modellen tar täten i denna...