Sony Unveils Three New Native 4K HDR Laser Home Cinema Projectors
Sony today announced three new Native 4K HDR Home Cinema laser projectors- VPL-XW7000ES, VPL-XW6000ES and VPL-XW5000ES. The Sony Native 4K HDR Home Cinema laser projectors feature world’s smallest Native 4K SXRD 0.61 panel (3840 x 2160) enabling a compact chassis design. New wide dynamic range optics in combination with TRILUMINOUS PRO deliver an unmatched 4K HDR experience on the large screen. The new laser projectors are powered by Sony’s X1 Ultimate for projector, the best-in-class picture processor based on technology used for its BRAVIA TV series and optimized 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 HDR laser model in the range, with 3,200 lm2 and Live Color Enhancer which provides exceptionally vivid images even in bright home living spaces, making it the perfect companion for immersion in films, sports and gaming. 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.
The VPL-XW6000ES offers a bold, crisp entertainment experience with 2,500 lm2 of brightness, generated by a long-lasting laser light source, for vibrant images even on a large screen. Available in either black or white, this model also features all-new 0.61-inch SXRD panel for high brightness, inky blacks, vibrant colors, rich tones and textures, clear cinematic motion, and image smoothness.
The VPL-XW5000ES addition to Sony’s Home Cinema line-up is a 2,000 lm2 laser model which delivers high contrast and object based HDR remastering for powerful real-time picture processing. On the XW series, over a billion colors are brought to life by TRILUMINOS PRO which features the ability to display 95% of DCI-P3 Color Gamut.
The VPL-XW7000ES and the VPL-XW6000ES are both 20% smaller in size and 30% lighter in weight than VPL-VW915ES and the VPL-XW5000ES is 30% smaller in size and 35% lighter in weight than VPL-VW915ES making it the most compact1 Native 4K HDR home cinema laser projector in the world. The sophisticated compact design blends in well with various room types. The new projectors 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.
The new Sony VPL-XW7000ES, VPL-XW6000ES and VPL-XW5000ES models are envisioned to serve as the next generation of 4K SXRD lamp, FHD SXRD lamp, 4K SXRD UST laser and 4K SXRD laser Home Cinema projectors, excluding the GTZ380 which remains in the line-up. Wide dynamic range optics – High contrast and high resolution deliver the finest immersive viewing experiences with the new wide dynamic range optics. Within the new Native 4K SXRD panel, a reflective silicon layer provides better light control for precisely delivered shadows and blacks and improves light durability and reflectance.
Advanced crisp focus (ACF) lens – Crystal clear clarity across the entire screen with a 70mm aspherical front lens providing a wider 4K-level focus area so you see more of the picture, a floating focus system that delivers a higher stable image performance from corner to corner without distortion from short to long throw distance, and extra-low dispersion glass to reproduce the crisp image without color deviation.
Sony VPL-XW7000ES has a suggested retail price of $27,999.99, VPL-XW6000ES has a suggested retail price of $11,999.99 and VPL-XW5000ES has a suggested retail price of $5,999.99. All the three models will be available is available to order summer 2022.