Sony VPL-EW226
Sony VPL-EW226
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Sony VPL-EW226

An average value for money 2300:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with poor features
2300:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB May 2013
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Sony VPL-EW226 Review

Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
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Why Has it Scored 40?

Sony data 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 projectors 2017.
This projector is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Quite dim projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

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Sony VPL-EW226 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 961 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically within its data projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money


The price range of data projectors is from £106 to £17,495. We think that this data projector represents good value compared to other data projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the VPL-EW226 has one of the louder noise levels amongst data projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EW226 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-EW226 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-EW226 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EW226 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when Sony released the VPL-EW226.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242868328, 04905524935707

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