Sony Electronics announced today the VPL-VZ1000ES ultra-short throw 4K HDR home theater projector. Sony’s latest is High Dynamic Range (HDR) compatible, native 4K resolution (4096×2160) laser-phosphor-based light source projector that can be positioned as little as 6 inches away from the wall and project a 100 inch image (measured diagonally in 16:9.).
The VPL-VZ1000ES is approximately 36 x 20 x 9 inches in size (WxDxH, 925x494x219 millimeters) and weighs about 77 pounds (35 kilograms). This is over 40 percent smaller than the currently available Sony VPL-GTZ1 ultra-short throw projector. The VPL-VZ1000ES’s Z-Phosphor laser light source generates 2,500 lumens of color light output and uses Sony’s SXRD (LCoS) panels coupled with the laser light engine.
VPL-VZ1000ES Ultra-Short Throw 4K HDR Home Theater Projector will be available April 2017 and will list for $24,999.