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Sony® ES Black 4K HDR Home Cinema Projector

Model #: VPL1025-D
At a Glance
X1™ processor for projector is an innovative technology that user advaced algorithms to cut noise and boost detail with high-precision frame analysis.
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Get to know this product.

  • Dual contrast control engine with Dynamic Laser control & physical Advanced Iris
  • Motionflow™ provides smooth motion for 4K & HD
  • Digital Focus Optimizer
  • Enjoy High Dynamic Range (HDR) content in various formats
  • Advanced Reality Creation for upscaling and sharpening images without sharpening picture noise.

Sony X1™

X1™ processor for projector is an innovative technology that user advaced algorithms to cut noise and boost detail with high-precision frame analysis.

Dynamic HDR Enhancer

Dynamic HDR Enhancer powered by X1™ for projector enhances contrast scene by scene in combination with iris-controlled light output control to deliver stunning 4K HDR images.

Native 4K resolution for lifelike pictures

With more than four times the resolution of Full HD, native 4K offers up to 8.8 million pixels (4096 x 2160) for a picture that's so incredibly lifelike, it's like looking at the real thing.

ARC-F lens delivers ideal clarity

The ARC-F lens features an 18-piece all-glass lens design, which faithfully transfers images from the 4K imagers to the entire screen, from edge to edge. Crisp picture quality is displayed as beautifully as it was captured.

2,200 lumens for spectacular brightness

With an impressive 2,200 lumens brightness and a spectacularly high contrast range,4K images are clear and bright with sparking highlights and rich, deep blacks.

Laser light source in compact chassis

This compact size home projector combines an advanced laser light source with Sony 4K SXRD™ panel technology.

Dual contrast control engine

Dynamic Laser control & Advanced Iris work together to deliver superb image quality with deeper blacks while maintaining bright highlights.

Motionflow™ provides smooth motion for 4K & HD

On-screen action looks smother with Motionflow, even in 4K content. Action in movies, sports and video games appears incredibly clear and lifelike, as if you are were there in real life.

Digital Focus Optimizer for more accurate focus

With the Digital Optimizer, image quality is actively refined and corrected during the viewing experience, ensuring your content always looks tack-sharp.

Picture position Memory stores your settings

Lens focus, zoom, and shift settings for up to five screen formats can be stored for easy recall. Picture Position Memories remember these settings so you can quickly watch movies in the ideal format. Match aspect ratios, including 16:9 and Cinemascope and store these settings in the projector.

Reality Creation upscales your favorites

Upscale your existing Blu-ray Disc and DVD movies to near-4K quality. The super-resolution Reality Creation 4K upscaler analyzes every pixel in any direction, then employs a digital signal processing algorithm to map pixels against an ever-evolving picture patterning database compiled from over 10 years of expertise enhancing colors, contrast, and textures without enhancing image artifacts.

SXRD Imager times 3

Separate imagers for Red,Green, and Blue channels give you all 8.8 million pixels in full, rich color at every instant.

HDR Reference Mode option.

HDR Reference Mode allows clipping for the brightest displayed pixels to create a richer gradation in brigt parts of the scene and retain HDR that's true to the creator's intent.

Advanced SXRD panel for outstanding contrast

  • X1™ processor for projector brings you the best of Sony’s image processing

4K native SXRD panels produce outstanding native device contrast reproducing deep blacks by improving the flatness level of the pixel surface.

  • Dynamic HDR Enhancer brings a wider contrast range scene by scene for striking, realistic picture quality

Long lasting 20,000 hour Z-Phosphor light source

  • Full 4K resolution with 4096 x 2160 pixels

The ultra-pure, highly efficient laser light source provides years of illumination with a 20,000 hour rating. No need to worry about when to replace the lamp.

  • ARC-F lens delivers more crisp images from corner to corner

Enjoy all types of content in 4K HDR.

  • High brightness of 2200 Lumens

Bring ultra high-definition images to all your content. The VPL-VW325ES can project content at up to 60 frames per second(fps) in 4K for even smoother images with superior color and realism. Both 18 Gbps HDMI inputs support HDCP 2.2. so you can enjoy more of the latest 4K content services and full resolution gaming.

  • Highly efficient laser light source operates for over 20,000 hours

Input lag reduction for gamers.

Reduced input lag creates a better response time between control input and on screen action making video games perform better than ever before immersive yourself in your favorite games and beat your opponent to the punch.

Anamorphic lens compatibility for 4K signals (V-stretch for 4K)

Wide lens compatibility means that you can use your legacy anamorphic lenses with ease even with 4K content. Watch your content in your favorite formats.

Colors come alive with TRILUMINOS™ Display

Discover true-to-life colors and tones. The VPL-VW1025ES incorporates TRILUMINOS™ Display color, reproducing more tones and textures than a standard projector system. Hard-to-reproduce crimson reds, aqua blues, and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, so landscapes and seascapes look more vivid. Faces also look better with skin tones more faithfully reproduced.

Short-throw lens available

In case the projector needs to be installed close to the screen, a short-throw lens is available to ensure that the picture quality stays just as beautiful as if it were far away.

IMAX Enhanced

Sony 4K projectors are compatible with IMAX Enhanced content making the ready to deliver the bigger, more breathtaking IMAX visuals you love in compatible content. Take advantage of the size of your projector screen with movies that become even more immersive with IMAX Enhanced.

Environmental notice

The lamp in this product contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or association.


Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)22 1/16" x 8 25/32" x 19 17/32"
WeightApprox. 49 lb (22 kg)


Display System4K SXRD panel, projection system
Display Resolution720 x 576/50p, 720 x 480/60p, 1280 x 720/50p, 1280 x 720/60p, 1920 x 1080/50i, 1920 x 1080/60i, 1920 x 1080/24p, 1920 x 1080/50p, 1920 x 1080/60p, 3840 x 2160/24p, 3840 x 2160/25p, 3840 x 2160/30p, 3840 x 2160/50p, 3840 x 2160/60p, 4096 x 2160/24p, 4096 x 2160/25p, 4096 x 2160/30p, 4096 x 2160/50p, 4096 x 2160/60p
Light sourceLaser diode
PICTURE PROCESSORX1™ for projector

General Features

Contrast Ratio∞: 1 (Dynamic Contrast)
Effective pixels26,542,080 (4096 x 2160 x 3) pixels
Projection lens shiftVPLL-Z7008 (Optional): Powered V ±50%, H ±18%, VPLL-Z7013 (Bundled): Powered V ±80%, H ±31%
Throw ratioVPLL-Z7008 (Optional): 0.85:1 to 1.06:11, VPLL-Z7013 (Bundled): 1.35:1 to 2.90:11


Projection lens zoom / focusPowered


Input and Output TerminalsHDMI (2 INPUTS)2 - Digital RGB/Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr, IR IN - Minijack, LAN - RJ45, 10Base-T/100BASE-TX, REMOTE - RS-232C, D-sub 9-pin (male), TRIGGER (2 INPUTS) - Minijack, DC 12 V Max. 100 mA, USB - DC 5 V, Max. 500 mA

Operating Conditions

Operating temperature / humidity41 °F to 95 °F (5 °C to 35 °C)/20% to 80% (no condensation)
Storage temperature / humidity10°F to +140°F (-10°C to +60°C )/20% to 80% (no condensation)


Acoustic noise24 dB3
Power RequirementAC 100 V to 240 V, 4.9 A to 2.2 A, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption490 W

Video Features

Light Output2200 lm
Color Light Output2200 lm

Eco and energy saving

Power Consumption (Standby Mode)0.4 W (When "Remote Start" is set to "Off")
Power Consumption (Networked Standby Mode)1.0 W (LAN) (When "Remote Start" is set to "On") When a LAN terminal is not connected, it becomes a low power consumption mode (0.5 W).
Standby Mode ActivatedAfter about 10 Minutes

What's In The Box

Remote Control (RM-PJ24) Size AA (R6) manganese batteries (2) AC Power Cord (1) Lens Cap (1)Operating Instructions (CD-ROM) Quick Reference Manual Safety Regulations (1) Short Throw Lens - VPLL-Z7008 (Optional)

Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)49
Depth (in.)19.53
Width (in.)22.06
Height (in.)8.78
Manufacturer Warranty3 Years Limited Parts & Labor
Projector Display TechnologySXRD
Color Finish NameBlack
Product Weight (kg)22
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents