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Sony VPL-DX270 Projector

£567.58
£537.11 £30.47 cheaper than 22 days ago
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) 41dB 3,500 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
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Sony has excellent reviews for its data projectors
Price has dropped by 5%
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Expensive

We think this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other battery powered projectors that came out in the last year. We checked battery powered projectors that came out in the last year and they range in price from £237 to £541.


Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Multimedia projectors from Sony have an average rating of 89 out of 100, which is in the top 5% of all data projector manufacturers that we have looked at. 100% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX270 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other new battery powered projectors.

There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to look at including a cheaper projector such as the Panasonic PT-LW362 (£459.80) or you might consider a higher scoring projector such as the Benq GS1 (£461.03), or the Sony MP-CL1A.

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Projector

Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-DX270 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses (3,500 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of latest battery powered projectors is 40 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 5,500 ANSI lumens.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the VPL-DX270 is XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX270 has a carrying case. Most of the other latest battery powered projectors also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DX270 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-DX270 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as this projector, the Sony VPL-DX270's noise level of 41 decibels is one of the loudest. New comparable spec projectors have noise levels of between 26dB and 41dB, and the average noise level is 33dB.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Panasonic PT-LW362 (£459.80) (37dB) which is also cheaper.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other new comparable spec projectors, the VPL-DX270 does not support full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The VPL-DX270 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other latest multimedia projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the Sony VPL-DX270 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other latest battery powered projectors. Newly released projectors have service life of lamps of between 3,000h and 30,000h.

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Other

Released Nine Months Ago

Sony released the VPL-DX270 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 1024x768, sony vpldx270, sony p241985p
Barcodes 04548736032521

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