Sony has announced two new Native 4K SXRD Laser Home projectors, featuring the world’s smallest Native 4K SXRD 0.61” panel (3840 x 2160), enabling the ultimate viewing experience with high resolution and high contrast in a compact chassis design. New wide dynamic range optics in combination with TRILUMINOUS PRO™ deliver an unmatched 4K HDR experience on the large screen.
Powered by Sony’s “X1™ Ultimate for projector”, the best-in-class picture processor that is based on technology used for its BRAVIA® TV series and optimised for projectors, this processor enables unique features like Dynamic HDR Enhancer and Object-based Super Resolution to create expanded dynamic range and extreme clarity heightening the viewing experience.
The VPL-XW7000ES, is Sony’s powerful new Native 4K SXRD laser model in the range, with 3,200lm of dazzling brightness and Live Colour Enhancer which provides exceptionally high-quality picture performance and vivid images even in bright home living spaces, making it the perfect companion for immersing in films, sports, and games. This model also features a new 70mm diameter Advanced Crisp Focused (ACF) lens with aspherical front element and floating focus group that delivers extreme clarity so every detail can be experienced on the large screen.
Sony VPL-XW7000ES Key Features
- Rated to produce up to 3,200 Lumens of brightness
- Laser phosphor light source and three 0.61-inch native UHD SXRD chips (3840 x 2160)
- Sony’s proprietary X1 Ultimate for Projector processing
- Motorized lens with picture position memory
- Sony Advanced Crisp Focus (ACF) lens with 70mm aspherical front lens and floating focus system
- Two HDMI 2.0b inputs that handle 4K at 60Hz with just 27ms of latency
- MSRP of $27,999
The VPL-XW5000ES addition to Sony’s Home projector line-up is a 2,000lm laser model which delivers higher contrast and resolution with a 30% reduction in power consumption per lumen, as well as object-based HDR remastering for powerful real-time picture processing. On the XW series over a billion colours are brought to life by TRILUMINOS PRO with 95% DCI-P3 Colour Gamut.
Sony VPL-XW5000ES Key Features
- Brightness of 2000 Lumens
- 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) Native Resolution
- 1.38 to 2.21:1 Throw Ratio
- 2x HDMI Inputs
- HDR10 & HLG Support
- Works with Various Control Systems
- RS-232 Controllable
- IR Remote Included
- MSRP of $5,999
Compared to the VPL-VW790ES, the VPL-XW7000ES is 20% smaller in size and 30% lighter in weight, the VPL-XW5000ES is 30% smaller in size and 35% lighter in weight making it the most compact Native 4K HDR laser home projector in the world. The sophisticated compact design blends in various type of rooms in the house.
As with the model’s predecessors, these new projectors also feature input lag reduction mode which dramatically improves the performance of the display reaction speed to ensure gamers can enjoy the best possible experience alongside the breathtakingly detailed image quality they have come to expect. The new XW range supports 2K 120Hz input with 13ms input lag.