DELL 1220 vs Sony VPL-EX295
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DELL 1220vsSony VPL-EX295

DELL 1220

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

DELL 1220

£296.66
£241.06
Our Verdict:
An impressive value for money and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA multimedia projector, with good features
82
Reviews
6 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 2200:1 No Nov 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 2200:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
Sony VPL-EX295

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX295

£826.10
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
76
Reviews
5 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£95 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3300:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2014
DELL 1220

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

DELL 1220

£296.66
£241.06
Our Verdict:
An impressive value for money and very economical to run moderate noise level SVGA multimedia projector, with good features
82
Reviews
6 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 2200:1 No Nov 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 2200:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2014
Sony VPL-EX295

69

Overall Score

69

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX295

£826.10
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
76
Reviews
5 Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£95 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3300:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2014

Top Prices

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Techdna
£296.66
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£313.99
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Dell 1220 Projector
£325.78
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£2,740.04
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£826.10
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Reasons For

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
5 Reasons For
Longer Service Life of Lamp
DELL 1220 is 5,000h lamp service life. That's 1,000h longer than the Sony VPL-EX295 (4,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Full HD
The DELL 1220 supports full HD, but the Sony VPL-EX295 does not support full HD.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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£529 Cheaper
The DELL 1220 is £529.44 cheaper than the Sony VPL-EX295.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by £39 Over Five Years
The DELL 1220 only costs £56 to run over five years however the Sony VPL-EX295 costs £95 to run (69% more).
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4 Reasons For
1,100 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
Sony VPL-EX295 is 3,800 ANSI lumens brightness, but the DELL 1220 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,100 ANSI lumens dimmer).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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20W Bigger Bulb Power
The Sony VPL-EX295 is a 210W lamp power projector, whereas the DELL 1220 is only a 190W lamp power projector (20W smaller).

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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Ethernet LAN
The Sony VPL-EX295 has an Ethernet LAN, however the DELL 1220 does not have an Ethernet LAN.

This denotes whether the projector has the native capability to connect to the local network, in order to receive movie files and the like from your computer.

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Better Brand
Sony projectors have an average rating of 89%, however DELL has an average rating of 66.6%.

Reasons Against

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than DELL. The average brand rating for Sony is 89.02% based on 913 reviews, where as the average brand rating for DELL is 66.61% based on 2,079 reviews.
DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
DELL

67

67

Based on 2,079 reviews
Sony

89

89

Based on 913 reviews

Date Released

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
39 months old Best 43 months old

Key Features

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Bulb Power

This denotes how powerful the bulb in the projector is, measured in watts (W).

A more powerful bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Full HD

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Best
Yes
No

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
DELL 1220
DELL
1220
7 trees 0.28 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony VPL-EX295
Sony
VPL-EX295
12 trees 0.47 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Noise Level 34dB 34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 31dB Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Projector Native Resolution
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio
3300:1
 3300:1
3300:1
 3300:1
Projector Brightness 2,700 ANSI Lumens 3,800 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size 0.55" 0.63"
BEST
Uniformity 85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 97.5kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 119.9kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 3,800 ANSI Lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 2,100 ANSI Lumens
Zoom Ratio
1.6:1
 1.6:1
1.6:1
 1.6:1
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp 5,000h
BEST
4,000h
 
 
 
Lens System DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Optical Zoom 1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom 1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset 115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
S-Video Inputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 2 3
BEST
 
 
 
Storage DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
RMS Rated Power 2W
BEST
16W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W
BEST
5.1W
Power Consumption (typical) 230W
BEST
250W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 195W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Weight 2.4kg
BEST
4kg
Height 87.6mm 252mm
Depth 223.5mm 252mm
Width 314.4mm 365mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content DELL 1220 Sony VPL-EX295
Cables Included
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA
AC VGA
 AC
 VGA

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