Conclusion: Sony’s ‘black pearl’ impresses with enormous contrast and a fascinating, cinematic picture. It’s therefore easy to forgive small weaknesses in PAL de-interlacing and the slight trailing effect.
Excerpt: Now, barely a year after it hit the market, the VPL-VW50 has been replaced by the VPL-VW60. Priced at $5000, the same as its predecessor, the new model employs refined SXRD imaging chips that are said to provide twice the native contrast ratio of the Pearl.
Sony VPL-VW60 Home Theater Projector Review: Overview and Physical Attributes
10 December 2007
Conclusion: If the Sony VW60 was brighter, it would have no serious competition (at this time) in the under $5,000 US 1080p home theater projector market. Since it isn’t, it won’t be the right projector for everyone.