Sony announces the VPL-VW100 HD SXRD Projector in Japan.
The Sony VPL-VW100 is based on 0.61 type full HD SXRD panel with a resolution of 1,920×1,080 pixels. The contrast ratio of the VPL-VW100 is an amazing 15,000:1.
Three SXRD (Silicon X-tal Reflective Display) panels are integrated to provide the HD resolution. The fan noise is a very quit 22dB. The new Sony projector features a 400W xenon lamp. DVI and HDMI inputs are present. This stylish high-end projector comes on December 10th for 1,365,000 Yen (~$10,000). Sony also announced the VPL-HS60, which has 10,000:1 contrast ratio and a less stylish design. The VPL-HS60 is also not based on SXRD panels, but uses conventional TFTs.
More details in this Sony press-release (Japanese).
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