Sony VPL-DX127
Sony VPL-DX127
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Sony VPL-DX127

A top-value 3000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with fine features and very low running costs
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX127 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX127 number 332 across all projectors.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £75 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Quite loud noise level

Sony VPL-DX127 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. 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 £528.64 it is cheaper than 84% of projectors.



The VPL-DX127 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX127 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-DX127 does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-DX127 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB. The VPL-DX127's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-DX127's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in August 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX127 is only £75 based on adequate energy prices, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldx127
Barcodes 00027242882225, 04058154060131, 04905524984071

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