Sony VPL-DW127
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Sony VPL-DW127

A bargain buy 3000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with average features and very low running costs
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DW127 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DW127 number 313 across all projectors.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good product quality.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a carrying case
Does not support full HD
Fairly loud noise level

Sony VPL-DW127 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

One Sony VPL-DW127 owner said in their reviews that this projector was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One Sony VPL-DW127 reviewer considered that the Sony VPL-DW127 was easy to use. In October this year Paul rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned “Great presentation aid, easy to use and high quality projection”.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £435.88 it is cheaper than 78% of projectors.


Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DW127 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony VPL-DW127 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DW127 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-DW127's noise level of 38dB is fairly loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DW127's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The VPL-DW127 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution across similar types of data projector.

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The Sony VPL-DW127 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The VPL-DW127 has an average 1 year running cost of only £76 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vpldw127


00027242882249, 04053162599154, 04058829196493, 04905524984095, 05054629494516, 05054931101492

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