Sony VPL-VW295ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector

Model: VPL-VW295ES UPC: 027242913134 Item: 171765


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Sony VPL-VW295ES Projector Overview

Experience larger-than-life scenes from your favorite films with Sony’s latest VW295ES 4K HDR home theater projector. Add to that Sony’s Motionflow and Advanced Reality Creation technologies, combined with 1,500 lumens of brightness, and you get a picture that is crisp, sharp, and lifelike. The VW295ES projector works best with screen sizes up to 200”.

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See the Big Picture in True 4K HDR

Big scenes are even bigger with the VW295ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector. Screen sizes up to 200” bring life-like 4K HDR resolution to any room. 1,500 lumens of brightness light up the action with Motionflow and Advanced Reality Creation technologies, creating a crisp, sharp picture in every scene.


  • Full 4K resolution with 4096 x 2160 pixels
  • Three SXRD imagers for full color brightness
  • High Dynamic Range brings a wider contrast range for improved realism
  • Motionflow provides smooth motion for 4K & HD
  • High brightness of 1,500 Lumens
  • Advanced Reality Creation for upscaling and sharpening images without sharpening picture noise
  • Input lag reduction ensures faster refresh rate for gamers
  • TRILUMINOS Display for wider array of rich colors
  • Enjoy the latest 4K content services with HDCP 2.2 compatibility on both 18 Gbps HDMI inputs
  • Anamorphic lens compatibility for 4K signals (V-stretch for 4K)

Native 4K Resolution for Life-Like Pictures

With more than four times the resolution of Full HD, native 4K offers 8.8 million pixels (4096 x 2160) for a picture that’s so incredibly life-like, it’s like looking at the real thing. 

SXRD Imagers Times 3

Separate imagers for Red, Green, and Blue channels give you all 8.8 million pixels in full, rich color at every instant.

HDR Compatible

Take full advantage of the latest content produced with HDR (High Dynamic Range) for extremely wide contrast range with an even higher range of brightness levels and volume of colors.

HDR Reference Mode Option

HDR Reference Mode allows clipping for the brightest displayed pixels to create a richer gradation in bright parts of the scene and retain HDR that’s true to the creator’s intent.

Motionflow Provides Smooth Motion for 4K & HD

On-screen action looks smother with Motionflow, even in 4K content. Action in movies, sports, and video games appears incredibly clear and life-like, as if you were there in real life. 

High Brightness and Contrast (1500 Lumens)

With an impressive 1,500 lumens brightness and a wide contrast range, 4K images are clear with bright highlights and rich, deep blacks – even in well-lit rooms. 

Reality Creation Upscales Your Favorites

Upscale your existing Blu-ray Disc and DVD movies to near 4K quality. The super-resolution Reality Creation 4K upscaler analyzes every pixel in any direction, then employs a digital signal processing algorithm to map pixels against an ever-evolving picture patterning database, compiled from over 10 years of expertise, to enhance colors, contrast, and textures without enhancing image artifacts.

Colors Come Alive with TRILUMINOS Display

Discover true-to-life colors and tones. The VPL-VW295ES incorporates TRILUMINOS Display color, reproducing more tones and textures than a standard projector system. Hard-to-reproduce crimson reds, aqua blues, and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces look better, too, with skin tones more faithfully reproduced. 

Enjoy All Types of Content in 4K HDR

Bring ultra high-definition to everything. The VPL-VW295ES can project content at up to 60 frames per second (fps) in 4K for even smoother images with superior color and realism. Both 18 Gbps HDMI inputs support HDCP 2.2 so you can enjoy more of the latest 4K content services and full resolution gaming. 

Input Lag Reduction for Gamers

Reduced input lag creates a better response time between control input and on-screen action, making video games perform better than ever before. Immerse yourself in your favorite games and beat your opponent to the punch. 

Anamorphic Lens Compatibility for 4K Signals (V-Stretch for 4K)

Wide lens compatibility means that you can use your legacy anamorphic lenses with ease, even with 4K content. Watch your content in your favorite formats. 

Watch for Longer with a 225W High-Pressure Lamp

Enjoy up to 6000 hours of watch time (in low mode) from a long-lasting mercury lamp. This means fewer lamp swaps, simpler maintenance, and lower running costs. 

Flexible Home Installation with Wide Zoom and Shift Lens

The powered zoom lens with a 2.1x zoom ratio and wide lens shift range gives greater installation flexibility in any room size, even with a high ceiling. 

Built-In 3D Transmitter Synchronizes Entertainment

A built-in 3D transmitter synchronizes the optional glasses with the projector, so you can start watching 3D movies quicker. Upscale 2D films to 3D and enjoy classic movies in a whole new dimension or watch anamorphic images and 3D films simultaneously without changing the lens. High-emission power gives you a strong signal anywhere in the room. 

Front-Facing Fan

With the fan exhaust positioned at the front of the projector, you don’t need to worry about wall clearance and room for air intake/exhaust when installing. This helps maximize throw distance, for the biggest possible projected images. 


Product highlights

  • Full 4K resolution with 4096 x 2160 pixels
  • Three SXRD™ imagers for full color brightness
  • High Dynamic Range brings a wider contrast range for improved realism
  • Motionflow™ provides smooth motion for 4K & HD
  • High brightness of 1,500 Lumens
  • Advanced Reality Creation for upscaling and sharpening images without sharpening picture noise
  • Input lag reduction ensures faster refresh rate for gamers
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display for wider array of rich colors
  • Enjoy the latest 4K content services with HDCP 2.2 compatibility on both 18 Gbps HDMI inputs
  • Anamorphic lens compatibility for 4K signals (V-stretch for 4K)
  • Dimensions: 19 1/2 x 8 3/32, 18 1/4 (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 31 lbs.
  • Warranty: 1 year – World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • Included: World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support



3D Features

  • 3D capability: Active
  • Simulated 3D: Yes


  • Display technology: Display device - SXRD 0.74" x 3
  • Screen size/projection image size: 60" -300
  • Display resolution: 4096x2160
  • Light source
    • Power: 225W
    • Type: UHP
    • Life: 6,000 hours
  • TRILUMINOS display: Yes
  • Blanking: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • HDCP all inputs: 2.2
  • HDMI connections
    • HDMI: 2
    • HDMI dynamic range: Yes
    • HDMI signal format: Standard/enhanced
  • IR input: 1
  • RS-232C: input: 1 (male)
  • USB: 1 (for update)
  • LAN terminal: 1

Operating Conditions

  • Operating humidity: %35 to 85%
  • Operating temperature: 41° F to 95° F


  • Projection lens: Powered
  • Projection lens zoom: Powered
  • Zoom ratio: x2.1
  • Lens shift V: Powered max range @ 17:9 +80%/-80%, +50%/-50%
  • Lens shift H: Powered max range @ 17:9 +31%/-31%, +18%/-18%
  • Throw ratio
    • Wide: 1.38
    • Tele: 2.83


  • Power consumption
    • In operation
      • High 120V: 390W
      • High 220V - 240V: 390W
    • In standby
      • Standby: 0.4W
      • Network standby: 1.0WPower consumption
  • Power requirements: AC100-240V 50/60Hz


  • Brightness: Light output: 1,500lm
  • Anamorphic: Yes
  • Clear white: H/L/off
  • Color correction: On/Off
  • Color space: BT.709/BT.2020/CS1-3/custom
  • Color temperature: D93/D75/D65/D55/custom1-5
  • Contrast enhancer: H/M/L/off
  • Gamma correction: 1-10/off
  • Motionflow technology: Yes (2K/4K)
  • Picture modes: 9
  • x.v.Color technology: Yes

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (approximately) (W x H x D): 19 1/2" x 8 3/32" x 18 1/4"
  • Weight: 31 lbs.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • VPL-VW295ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector
  • Remote control
  • Size AA R6 manganese batteries (2)
  • AC power cord
  • Operating instructions
  • Quick reference manual


Customer Reviews for Sony VPL-VW295ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector

4.2 / 5.0
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crystal clear picture
I have two of these but different models and in my opinion this one works the best and the features are great I love this projector it is awesome.
September 12, 2019
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Excellent picture
Bought this projector just in time to stream a long awaited movie in 4K. I’ve been thinking of upgrading my Sony 1080P projector the 65ES I bought a couple of years ago. I was a little hesitant about spending this much on a true 4K projector and I am glad that I was talked out of purchasing one of the pixel shifting projectors that are so popular. I read all of the reviews that talked about the lower brightness rating and decided to go for a demo and see for myself. I was really surprised at the difference a true 4K projector makes. Of coarse this projector is not the brightest on the market but if you have a room that you can control the light then you will not be disappointed! 4K discs look outstanding! You won’t be able to much difference in 4K streaming either. I have a Sony 4K OLED and I am seeing new details on movies I have rewatched on the projector. The only draw back is that your room needs to be dark to truly get the most out of this projector. Highly recommended unless money is no object then I suggest the 695es or higher.
August 6, 2019
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Clear picture
Very impressed with the clarity of this unit. Colors and saturation spot on. It is bright as well even though only 1500 lumens 4K is incredible and standard 1080p is close to an led. Very natural colors and no one beats Sony.
August 2, 2019
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Better 4K projector at this price? Didn’t think so
This projector is great at this price point! Much better than eshift 4K. So the blacks aren’t black enough...spend an extra $10,000 and you’ll have your blacks the way you want them. So it’s not bright enough.... then buy an Epson and sacrifice picture quality! But if you are looking for true 4K at a price that is affordable, this is your guy. Period! Love my projector and would only upgrade to another one by Sony if I wanted better.
April 13, 2019
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I bought Sony VPL SW 260E on July 2018 . After few days I noticed, two scratch mark inside the lens . Dealer checked and replaced but open tha pack There is some kind of dust inside the gril . So replaced another one and opened at Dealer shop one fan has noise and dust inside and not properly fitted back cover . We checked total 5 projectors every projector has issues . I took photos of all serial numbers and projectors ( here add pic of first land last projector . If Sony want I can submit al serial no and photos ) purchased from Perth Western Australia .
My question: I love pic quality of Sony 4K so from where I can buy Sony good quality projectors? Or Sony manufacturing projectors in low quality to reduce price ?
Waiting for a reply from Sony
March 12, 2019
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Great picture quality
Picture quality just out of the box great, very impressed.
January 29, 2019
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Somewhat disappointing
We upgraded from a very unreliable JVC projector (replaced twice for critical issues) to this projector. The picture is fine, but the blacks and the brightness level are definitely a disappointment. For a native 4K projector, the brightness and the blacks should definitely be better. It would nice if you offered a higher output lamp for this projector to improve picture quality. Sony projectors are supposed to be reliable, but we wish that picture quality was also a priority for Sony.
December 23, 2018
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Money well spent
I’m really enjoying this native 4K projector, it produces really clear and vibrant images, best bang for the buck for people who are looking for a native 4K unit.
November 29, 2018
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Very impressive!
I have had mine for about a week now. I think this projector is worth every penny plus more. The accuracy of the colors and the richness are amazing right out of the box. This projector is far and away better than my old one ( albeit showing it's age ) technology matches on!
Now on the negative side, it's very demanding of the cables used to hook it up. I needed a 30 footer and tried several brands of rated cables before finding a set that worked. Purchase the very best and you will be rewarded.
In summary, you will be extremely pleased the minute you fire it up for the first time! I am a happy customer
November 29, 2018
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Terrible blacks
As far as resolution goes the 295 es is great, contrast as well as blacks are terrible, I upgraded from an epson 5030ub but other than resolution this projector feels like a downgrade. Colors do not pop at all overall picture seems dim and the blacks are just pathetic. I would not recommend, will be trying jvc soon as I’ve read their contrast and black levels are far superior to Sony. Also runs loud imo.
November 23, 2018
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