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Sony VPL-CX235

65

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Sony VPL-CX235

£1,104.01
Sony VPL-CX235
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An economical to run but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features but representing only average value for money
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3100:1 No Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-CX235 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Sony VPL-CX235 as follows:
54
Value for Money
Average
61
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£78 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £78 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
VPL-CX235 offers great XGA 4:3 resolution and environmentally-friendly features for a low total cost of ownership. the vpl-cx235 incorporates sony'sbrightera 3lcd inorganic panel technology that delivers higher picture quality, substantially brighter images, higher efficiency, better contrast, consistent color stability and longer durability and usability. maximum 4,100 lumens brightness the vpl-cx235 features three brightness modes to suit individual user's needs 4,100, 3,100 and 2,200 lumens.the low brightness mode generates lower operating costs by reducing power consumption and extending the lamp lifetime to approximately 5,000 hours. the projector also has a contrast ratio of 3100:1, a range of video inputs, including HDMI, and rj45 or rs-232c connectors for cont
00 lumens 3lcd projector 3100:1 contrast ratio native XGA (1024 x 768) resolution up to 5000h expected lamp life versatile inputs including HDMI rj45 for network control and monitoring 1.5x optical zoom v: +/-5%, h: +/-4% optical lens shift 10w high wattage se
Uipped with bright era 3lcd panels advanced crisp focus lens 12 bit 3d digital gamma correction auto lamp dimming function eco mode for savings on energy synchronized lamp and filter maintenance timing designed to blend in visually vertical and horizontal keystone correction advanced geometric correction closed captio
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-CX235 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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 multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £1,104.01 it is more expensive than 67% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-CX235 and the United Kingdom price of £1,104.01 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $861.35 (£1,186.77).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-CX235 is £78 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-CX235 in July 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-CX235 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-CX235 of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 59% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-CX235 of only 3,100 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 72% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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