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Sony VPL-DX270

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Sony VPL-DX270

£609.60
£588.00 £22 cheaper than 35 days ago
Sony VPL-DX270
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An economical to run and fairly new fairly noisy XGA data projector, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
41dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Aug 2016
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Sony VPL-DX270 Review

Released 1 year ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX270 number 43 in battery powered projectors.
61
Value for Money
Good
67
Features
Good Features
84
Age
18 Months Old
79
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Bright, efficient, easy-to-use projector for classrooms and meeting rooms: with excellent picture quality and low ownership costs
Light, compact and stylish
Bright, clear images with maximum 3,500 lumens colour light output
XGA resolution for crisp presentations
3LCD brightera technology
Picture modes
Gamma adjustment
Versatile, easy to use connectivity
Simple screen mirroring
Get presenting faster
Switch off and go
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony VPL-DX270 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 712 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 61% of projectors, it is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £588.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX270 is £67 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2016.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX270 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-DX270's noise level of 41dB is in the loudest 3% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-DX270 of only 4,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-DX270 of 3,500 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 38% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The VPL-DX270's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 81% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX270 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-DX270 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-DX270 of 215W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 62% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX270 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX270 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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