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VPL-XW5000ES

Bring home true 4K entertainment with a value-packed laser projector.

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Innovative technologies for even more extraordinary clarity, dynamic range and colour

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Extreme clarity

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Expanded dynamic range

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Expanded colour volume

Discover brighter, bolder entertainment

Savour the action with up to 2,000 lumens of high brightness, generated by a long-lasting laser light source for vibrant images, even on large screens.

Group of friends watching football match with the VPL-XW5000ES
Close-up shot of 0.61-inch SXRD panel

All-new native 4K SXRD™ panel

Immerse yourself in an incredibly lifelike picture with native 4K resolution of 8.3 million pixels (3,840 x 2,160). Thanks to the all-new 0.61-inch SXRD panel, you’ll enjoy high brightness, inky blacks, vibrant colours, rich tones and textures, plus clear cinematic motion and image smoothness.

All-new Wide Dynamic Range Optics

Our new Wide Dynamic Range Optics contribute to the compact design of the VPL-XW5000ES, with improved light control by maximising the potential of the laser light source. The resulting higher colour volume assures naturally colourful images and stunning contrast, even at high brightness levels.

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SONY X1 Ultimate for projector processor

Flagship-level X1™ Ultimate for projector processor

Our X1™ Ultimate for projector processor draws on Sony’s acclaimed BRAVIA TV video technologies, harnessing advanced data processing for real-time optimisation of individual on-screen objects. You’ll be rewarded with stunning HDR images with textures, colours, contrast and realism unattainable with previous home cinema projectors.

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Object-based HDR Remaster

Analyses colours of individual objects and adjusts contrast for greater depth and texture.

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Dynamic HDR Enhancer

Enhances contrast in combination with laser output control for bright, beautiful 4K HDR images.

Dual database processing for better and higher quality image

Object-based Super Resolution

Detects and enhances individual objects for exceptional image detail.

Sharp image corners with digital focus optimiser

Dual Database Processing

One powerful image enhancement databases reduces on-screen noise, while the other upscales resolution.

Comparison images with and without Triluminos Pro

Digital Focus Optimiser

Analyses every pixel to boost sharpness, even in image corners.

Even more true-to-life colours

See more than a billion colours come to life. Sony’s unique TRILUMINOS PRO algorithm detects colour from saturation, hue and brightness to ensure reproduction of natural shades in every detail. You’ll see the difference with colours that are closer to those experienced in the real world.

Comparison images with and without Triluminos Pro
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No colour off limits

The VPL-XW5000ES effortlessly reproduces an exceptionally wide colour gamut, covering a huge 95% of the cinema-standard DCI-P3 colour space.

Ultimate big-screen cinematic experience

The VPL-XW5000ES is compatible with IMAX Enhanced content, letting you enjoy breathtaking IMAX visuals with compatible content. Take advantage of the size of your projector screen with movies that become even more immersive with IMAX Enhanced.

Find out more about IMAX Enhanced >

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Compact, effortlessly stylish design to flatter every home

World’s most compact native 4K HDR laser projector*

Blending effortlessly into today’s living spaces, the beautifully styled VPL-XW5000ES is the world’s most compact native 4K HDR laser projector*. We’ve designed the VPL-XW5000ES to be even smaller and lighter than its predecessors by developing the all-new native 4K SXRD panel and compact Wide Dynamic Range Optics. The projector is about 30% smaller in volume and about 35% lighter than the VPL-VW790ES, delivering the same high brightness.

*As of April 2022, according to research by Sony Corporation in the native 4K projectors market.

VPL-XW5000ES measurements

The smart projector that’s engineered to last

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The smarter home cinema partner

The VPL-XW5000ES integrates seamlessly with today’s home automation systems. Support for Control4, Crestron, Savant and AMX lets you enjoy a smarter, more convenient entertainment experience.

Enduring brightness

With the VPL-XW5000ES you’ll never have to worry about changing projector lamps. The ultra-pure laser light source requires virtually no maintenance, letting you enjoy perfectly clear 4K pictures at optimal brightness for up to 20,000 uninterrupted hours.

Brightness chart for VPL-XW5000ES

Focused on everyone’s brighter future

Sustainable performance

The VPL-XW5000ES not only performs brilliantly. It’s also kinder on the planet, with a mercury-free laser light source and reduced energy consumption per lumen compared with previous models.
We’ve reduced the amount of virgin plastic used for the main body by more than 25% and the packaging materials by more than 15% compared to the VPL-VW790ES.

VPL-XW5000ES built with sustainable future in mind

Additional features

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Smooth, fluid on-screen motion

Ideal for action movies and sports, 4K Motionflow™ inserts additional frames to reduce on-screen blur for smoother, clearer motion. Cinema purists can choose True Theatre mode to stay faithful to the original 24 fps frame rate.

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Matches your fastest responses

Great for gamers, Input Lag Reduction dramatically cuts delays before images are displayed on screen. You’ll stay ahead of the competition with super-fast response times for even more thrilling gaming action. The VPL-XW5000ES supports 4K 60 Hz input signals with an input lag under 21 ms, and 2K 120 Hz input with an input lag under 13 ms.

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Always see the full picture

Anamorphic lens compatibility with 4K signals means you can can use your legacy anamorphic lenses, even when you’re watching 4K content. V-stretch for 4K ensures your favourite formats are displayed correctly.

Specifications

Display System
Display System
4K SXRD panel, projection system
Display Device
Size of effective display area
0.61” x 3
Number of Pixels
24,883,200 (3840 x 2160 x 3) pixels
Projection Lens
Focus
Manual
Zoom
Manual Approx. x 1.6
Lens shift
Manual, Vertical +/- 71 %, Horizontal +/- 25 %
Throw ratio
1.38:1 to 2.21:1 *1
Light Source
Light Source
Laser phosphor
Light Output
Light Output
2,000 lm
Color Light Output
Color Light Output
2,000 lm
Contrast Ratio
Contrast Ratio
∞:1 (dynamic contrast)
Accepted Digital Signals
Accepted Digital Signals
720 x 576/50p, 720 x 480/60p, 1280 x 720/50p, 1280 x 720/60p, 1920 x 1080/50i, 1920 x 1080/60i, 1920 x 1080/24p, 1920 x 1080/50p, 1920 x 1080/60p, 1920 x 1080/120p, 3840 x 2160/24p, 3840 x 2160/25p, 3840 x 2160/30p, 3840 x 2160/50p, 3840 x 2160/60p, 4096 x 2160/24p, 4096 x 2160/25p, 4096 x 2160/30p, 4096 x 2160/50p, 4096 x 2160/60p
INPUT OUTPUT (Computer / Video / Control)
HDMI
2 inputs (HDCP 2.3), Digital (RGB/Y Pb/CbPr/Cr)
TRIGGER
Mini jack, DC 12V Max.100 mA
REMOTE
RS-232C, D-sub 9-pin (male)
LAN
RJ45, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
IR IN
Mini jack
USB
Type A, DC 5 V, Max. 500 mA
Picture processor
Picture processor
X1 Ultimate for projector
OSD Languages
OSD Languages
18-languages (English, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Polish)
Acoustic Noise
Acoustic Noise
24 dB *2
Operating Temperature / Operating Humidity
Operating Temperature / Operating Humidity
5℃ to 35℃ (41°F to 95°F)/20% to 80% (no condensation)
Storage Temperature / Storage Humidity
Storage Temperature / Storage Humidity
-10℃ to + 60℃ (14°F to 140°F)/20% to 80% (no condensation)
Power Requirements
Power Requirements
AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
Power Consumption
295 W
Standby
0.3 W (When "Remote Start" is set to "Off")
Networked Standby
0.5 W (LAN)(When "Remote Start" is set to "On"). When a LAN terminal is not connected, it becomes a low power consumption mode (0.5 W).
Standby Mode / Networked Standby Mode Activated
Standby Mode / Networked Standby Mode Activated
After about 10 Minutes
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
460 x 200 x 472 mm
(18 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 18 19/32 in)
Mass
Mass
Approx. 13 kg / 28 lb
Supplied Accessories
Supplied Accessories
Remote Control (RM-PJ28); Size AA (R6) manganese batteries (2); AC Power Cord (1); Lens Cap (1); Setup Guide (1)
Notes
*1
Display size : 16:9
*2
This value is approximate. Depends on the projector setting condition and usage environment.

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