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Overall Score

Sony VPL-DX125

A 5 year old 2500:1 1024 x 768 projector with satisfactory features
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,600 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DX125 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features,
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Average Features
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5 Years Old
64
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data 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 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

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Sony VPL-DX125 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX125 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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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 projectors. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Sony VPL-DX125 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX125 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-DX125 of only 3,000h is quite short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 24% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since July 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-DX125 has an average running cost of £97 over 1 year based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242857339, 04905524896473
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
Bigger bulb power
1h longer service life of lamp
Higher running costs over five years by £29.32
DELL 7700

39

£ 1,500.00
60% brighter projector brightness
48% bigger bulb power
2x shorter service life of lamp
Brighter projector brightness
Bigger bulb power
Shorter service life of lamp
Bigger bulb power
More expensive to run over five years by 651%

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