While Europe gets the projector available in the US will be the $14,999 VPL-VW600ES, and will support . The 600ES is the "affordable" version of Sony's new flagship, the $27,999.99 VPL-VW1100ES. The 600ES is spec'ed for a lower light output than the 1100ES, but it otherwise looks very similar, and shares the same sweet, sweet ., the "cheapest" Sony 4K
Althoughlike 55-inch TVs (unless you sit very close), on a 100-inch projector image all those extra pixels should really have an impact. Sony's 4K upconversion process -- which will get plenty of use for the time being since 4K content is so rare -- is solid based on what we saw on its . Add to that the great contrast of Sony's LCoS-based, SXRD chips, as seen on models like the we reviewed earlier, and the 600ES looks like a real stunner on paper.
The icing on the cake is HDMI 2.0, a feature absent from the previous 4K flagship projector sans a costly hardware upgrade. The new standard ensures compatibility with faster-frame rate video, like computer games, in 4K.
Given it's $5,000 more than the 1100ES does come with these two accessories and a bonus bulb, if you can stomach the additional $10K., the only "sweetener" comes in the form of the and a to use as a controller--if you pay an extra $1000. However, the