Sony VPL-DX125
Sony VPL-DX125
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Sony VPL-DX125

A 3 year old 2500:1 1024 x 768 data projector with inferior features
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Mar 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date

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Sony VPL-DX125 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old,
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £97 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-DX125 Video Reviews

Sony VPL-DX125 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 data projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX125 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-DX125's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 14% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the VPL-DX125 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-DX125 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 22% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX125 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on alright energy prices we estimate that the VPL-DX125 will cost £97 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524896473

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