Sony VPL-VW60 full high-definition 1080p BRAVIA projector

Sony today unveiled full high-definition 1080p BRAVIA projector VPL-VW60 that offer the ultimate in cinema-like performance for the home theater. The new Sony VPL-VW60 model feature all-digital video signal processing via the BRAVIA Engine with its unique algorithms for noise reduction and color enhancement to deliver sharp, vibrant images. The Sony VPL-VW200 model feature newly designed SXRD panels with wire grid polarizers and high contrast plates that more than double the previous native contrast ratio. When combined with Sony’s Advanced Iris technology, the panels help to deliver a stunning 35,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. The new 1920 x 1080 progressive Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD) Sony VPL-VW60 projector feature 24p True Cinema technology that, when paired with high-definition components like Sony’s BDP-S2000ES Blu-ray Disc player, displays movies more like they are intended by their directors with smooth, film-like images. The Sony VPL-VW60 can accept an external anamorphic lens (sold separately) that, when paired with Sony’s Anamorphic zoom mode, allows users to watch movies in their native aspect ratio of 2.35:1.

The projector also feature advanced cooling structures that produce a low fan noise of 22dB. The VPL-VW60 model has 1.8x powered lens zoom, in addition to adjustable lens shift and blanking for flexible home theater installation. The Sony VPL-VW60 also features improved brightness of 1,000lm. The Sony VPL-VW60 will be available in September for about $5,000.