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Sony VPL-DW240

£483.60
projectorreviews.com Special Interest Award
A very cheap 4000:1 UXGA (1600 x 1200) projector with alright features but high running costs
4000:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) No 41dB Aug 2016
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Sony VPL-DW240 Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under 1 year old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DW240 number 453 across all projectors.
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Average Features
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12 Months Old
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63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has received an industry award from Projectorreviews.com. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this projector features some of the latest projector technology. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
UXGA (1600 x 1200) resolution
Quite loud noise level

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Ivojo £483.60 Go to Store
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Sony VPL-DW240 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site thought that this multimedia projector was very good. This was from Projectorreviews.com who gave it an "Special Interest Award".

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 962 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent 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

Excellent Value for Money

The product is under a year old but has mediocre features but at £483.60 it is cheaper than 71% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £26 (5%)

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Features

Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DW240 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 34% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-DW240's noise level of 41dB is in the loudest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DW240 has an UXGA (1600 x 1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-DW240 of 5,000h is quite long compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DW240 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Age

Released 12 Months Ago

This data projector has been on the market since August 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldw240, sony p241500p, sony 1280x800
Barcodes 04548736032538
Three more awards
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42% bigger bulb power
2dB quieter noise level
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Brighter projector brightness
Slightly quieter noise level
£2,730 More Expensive

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