Sony VPL-CH350
Sony VPL-CH350
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Sony VPL-CH350

£1,224.58 £43.44 cheaper than 19 days ago
A 3 year old 2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector with alright features but a price that represents not very good value for money
2500:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 38dB Nov 2014
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Sony VPL-CH350 Review

Released 3 years ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CH350 number 815 across all projectors.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£114 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £114 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

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Sony VPL-CH350 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Based on 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,224.58 it is more expensive than 70% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £43 (3%)

The price has dropped from £1,268.02 to £1,224.58 in the last 19 days.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-CH350 and the United Kingdom price of £1,224.58 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,999.99 (£2,603.59).

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Sony VPL-CH350 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-CH350 of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 19% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-CH350 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 71% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-CH350 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPL-CH350 of 38dB is in the loudest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-CH350 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in November 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on passable energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the VPL-CH350 will cost £114 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplch350, sony p220779p
Barcodes 00027242878006, 00272428780066, 04053162874824, 04905524970487

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