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This model is also available in white chassis. Please contact us if you wish to order the white version.
The Sony VPL-VW290ES is the entry level native 4K Home Cinema model which replaces the very popular VW270ES. The VW290ES features native 4K resolution (4096 x 2160 pixels) as well as being powered by Sony's “X1 for projector”, the powerful picture processor based on technology used for Sony’s BRAVIA TV series and optimised for projectors. This processor combines innovative technologies for high-precision frame analysis, enabling unique features like Dynamic HDR Enhancer and Reality Creation.
The VPL-VW290ES retains the impressive optics featuring powered lens shift with Vertical: +85% / -80% Horizontal: +/-31% for precise image placement whilst Input lag has been improved to 27ms with 4K60p
For recommendations for choosing your screen size please see our Screen size advice page.
To make sure this projector is the right fit for you room
Experience the beauty of true 4K HDR images at home
Brings entertainment to life with 4K HDR picture quality in any living space. The VPL-VW290ES lets you take full advantage of the latest content with impressive sharpness and vivid colour, whether you’re watching sports, enjoying movies, or playing games.
X1 for projector
Our X1 for projector technology takes our acclaimed BRAVIA TV video processing technology and optimises it for projection. The processor combines innovative technologies for high-precision frame analysis, with features like Dynamic HDR Enhancer and Super Resolution for high-quality images.
Dynamic HDR Enhancer
Our Dynamic HDR Enhancer processes HDR content frame by frame to deliver stunning contrast, which makes bright scenes brighter and dark scenes darker, for the ultimate HDR experience.
SXRD for uncompromising picture quality
Our advanced SXRD panel technology offers rich, inky blacks and clear cinematic motion and image smoothness. High heat and light resistance also ensures spectacularly high and stable brightness.
Super Resolution Reality Creation
The VPL-VW290ES analyses every pixel of every image and then employs pattern-matching algorithms developed over years of movie production to enhance crispness without increasing digital picture noise.
Our Motionflow technology adds frames to reduce blur while maintaining brightness, creating smooth and clear motion even in 4K – ideal for sport
USB for display and control
USB Type A for power
USB for PC Less Presentation
RJ45 For Control/Monitoring
RS232 For Control
Dimensions (W x H x D) in cm
49.6 x 20.5 x 46.4
Fan Noise (db)
Fan Noise in Eco Mode (db)
Audio Output (Watts)
Black and White
Lamp Life (Hours)
Lamp Life Eco Mode (Hours)