Sony VPL-DX147
Sony VPL-DX147
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Sony VPL-DX147

A very cheap 3000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with adequate features and very low running costs
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX147 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX147 number 378 across all projectors.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£75 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia 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 carrying case
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Fairly loud noise level

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Sony VPL-DX147 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

We checked 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews. 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 £474.00 it is cheaper than 76% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DX147 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-DX147 of 38dB is in the loudest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-DX147's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX147 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 VPL-DX147 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX147 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX147 in August 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the VPL-DX147 is only £75 over 1 year based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242882232, 04053162754393, 04905524984088, 05052184726103

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