You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Assumed Exchange Rates
Sony VPL-DX142 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£75 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 64?
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 11% of all 1,763 data 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
Only 1,080 video mode
Sony VPL-DX142 In-Depth Analysis
Based on 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews 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 has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £383.40 it is cheaper than 83% of projectors.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-DX142 and the United Kingdom price of £383.40 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $733.95 (£956.12).
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-DX142 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Does Not Support Full HD
The VPL-DX142 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The VPL-DX142 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).
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Quite Loud Noise Level
The VPL-DX142's noise level of 41dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 3% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the VPL-DX142 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the VPL-DX142 in August 2014.
Running Costs Are Low
The VPL-DX142 is one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-DX142 is only £75.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony 1024x768|
|Barcodes||00000011550584, 00027242882201, 04053162599161, 04905524984057, 05052184726127, 05054484999102, 05054629494578|