Sony announces VPL-BW120S home theatre projector for Rs 88,000

Sony’s has announced a new home theatre projector - the VPL-BW120S. The projector can be placed close to a wall or screen without the need to mount it. According to an official statement by Sony, the projector is capable of projecting a large viewing area - equivalent to a 100-inch - screen from as little as 1.34 metres away, while maintaining image fidelity and brightness. 

Using 3LCD display technology, the VPL-BW120S reproduces picture with a brightness output of 2600 lumens (on high lamp mode) at WXGA (1280 x 800) native resolution. It also has a high contrast ratio of 4000:1 for colour reproduction and 12-bit 3D gamma correction. Sony claims that it achieves uniform image colour and brightness that extends right to the corners of the screen.

The Sony VPL-BW120S Home Theatre Projector

The Sony VPL-BW120S Home Theatre Projector


“In India, home cinema projector demand is exponentially growing. To address this demand, we would like to propose home cinema viewing experience on big screen in more flexible way. Thanks to the uniqueness of this short distance projection, End User can enjoy unobtrusive large screen viewing up to 100 inches or even more with more free space. Whole Family entertainment is redefined for a better viewing experience,” said Satoru Munetaka, Deputy General Manager, Professional Solution Division, Sony India.

The VPL-BW120S projectors offer energy-efficient features such as a power saving mode, standby mode, and a synchronised lamp and filter replacement cycle of 6,000 hours.

Built-in speakers enable a one cable (HDMI) connection, and the projector also comes with a variety of other input options such as RGB, Composite, S-Video, RS-232C control input/ output and audio ports.


Sony’s VPL-BW120S projectors will be available in India at all authorised distributors, priced at Rs 88,000. 

Back in July, Sony had launched its BDV-N990W 3D Blu-ray home theater system. The speakers’ two-way setting layout provides the flexibility needed for various home-décor arrangements by allowing users to position the speakers vertically or horizontally. BDV-N990W is equipped with Magnetic Fluid Speakers that use ferrofluid (ferromagnetic fluid) instead of dampers to deliver sound. It also features four floor stand speakers that deliver a total output of 1,000W. With Wi-Fi built into BDV-N990W, users can access online entertainment. The home theatre system is DLNA- certified, allowing content transfer with compatible devices.

With Sony’s ‘3D Surround' technology', this system delivers 3D sound experience and presence for Blu-ray or broadcast content. The BDV-N990W is priced at Rs 39,990 and is available at all Sony Centers and major electronic stores across India.

Published Date: Sep 28, 2012 11:16 am | Updated Date: Sep 28, 2012 11:16 am