|41dB||1024 X 768 (XGA)||4000:1||No||Aug 2016|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Sony VPL-DX270 Review
|18 Months Old|
|£67 Over 5 Years|
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At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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:
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony VPL-DX270 In-Depth Analysis
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 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.
Released 18 Months Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2016.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-DX270 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Sony VPL-DX270 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
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.
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.
Has a Carrying Case
The VPL-DX270 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.