Sony VPL-DX122
Sony VPL-DX122
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Sony VPL-DX122

An affordable 3000:1 1024 x 768 projector with satisfactory features and very low running costs
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX122 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX122 number 344 across all projectors.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £75 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 11% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £313.19 at ODSI Online Digital Solutions 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 57% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Sony VPL-DX122 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £399.40 it is cheaper than 90% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-DX122 and the United Kingdom price of £399.40 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $899.00 (£1,171.13).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX122 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX122 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-DX122's noise level of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 56% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX122 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this Sony projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-DX122 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 20% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony projector was released in August 2014.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the VPL-DX122 will cost only £75 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 1024x768, sony vpldx122
Barcodes 00000011554104, 00027242882195, 04053162642379, 04905524984040

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