Sony VPL-CX275
Sony VPL-CX275
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Sony VPL-CX275

A 5 year old 3000:1 1024 x 768 projector with inferior features
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 30dB Nov 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPL-CX275 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-CX275 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£125 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £125 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-CX275 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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


Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-CX275 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The VPL-CX275's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 16% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-CX275 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The VPL-CX275's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the VPL-CX275 of 280W is in the biggest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-CX275 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Sony projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-CX275 in November 2012.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-CX275 is £125 over 1 year based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242277038, 00027242859722, 00272422770384, 00272428597220
21% cheaper to run
Vastly dimmer projector brightness
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Longer service life of lamp
Quieter noise level
Significantly dimmer projector brightness
£32.95 cheaper to run
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