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Sony MP-CL1

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Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice
A staggeringly quiet and astoundingly high contrast ratio 720p multimedia projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
26dB 1280 X 720 (720p) 80000:1 No Jan 2017
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Sony MP-CL1 Review

Released 1 year ago and with excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony MP-CL1 number 41 in battery powered projectors.
86
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
73
Features
Good Features
88
Age
13 Months Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. This projector has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Laptopmag.com. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
The mobile projector that delivers HD quality
High-quality images ready to go
From TV size to bigger than life
No manual focusing
Brilliant technologies behind the image
Connections
Very short service life of lamp
Does not have a handheld remote control

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Sony MP-CL1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This multimedia projector was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review website Laptopmag.com who concluded that this projector was remarkably good.

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including Les Numeriques.com and Laptopmag.com have rated this projector on average 80 out of 100.

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Sony Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 712 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released 13 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2017.

Features

1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution

The Sony MP-CL1 has a 1280 x 720 (720p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony MP-CL1's noise level of only 26dB is quieter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 5% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony MP-CL1 of 80,000 is higher than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 6% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Sony MP-CL1's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is shorter than 94% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony MP-CL1 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other projectors. 81% of projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony MP-CL1 has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony MP-CL1 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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