Sony VPL-DW125
Sony VPL-DW125
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Sony VPL-DW125

A very economical to run 2500:1 280 x 800 data projector with average features and terrific expert reviews
2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DW125 Review

With low running costs and very good reviews,
1 Review
Average Features
5 Years Old
£72 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has running costs of only £72 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 10% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
The VPL-DW125 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

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Sony VPL-DW125 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Expert Reviews

This Sony projector received a score of 90 out of 100 from multimedia projector expert review website If all the projectors are ranked by average expert review score then this data projector is in the top 10%.

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Excellent Brand

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


Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The VPL-DW125's service life of lamp of 5,000h is quite long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-DW125 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-DW125 of 33dB is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-DW125 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony VPL-DW125 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DW125's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Sony VPL-DW125 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of multimedia projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since July 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The VPL-DW125 has an average 1 year running cost of only £72 based on fine energy prices, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242857322, 04905524895582, 04905524896466