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Sony VPL-EX225

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Sony VPL-EX225

Sony VPL-EX225
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An average spec and 5 year old XGA 3000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with OK running costs
1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EX225 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX225 as follows:
41
Features
Average Features
20
Age
5 Years Old
60
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
31
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

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 £68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,858 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very long service life of lamp
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Sony VPL-EX225 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 965 expert and owner reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX225 is £68 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,858 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EX225 in July 2012.

Features

1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-EX225 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's 23% lower resolution than a 1280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all multimedia projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-EX225's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 73% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EX225's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 21% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX225 of 30,000h is in the longest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX225 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EX225 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-EX225's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 32% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 580W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the VPL-EX225 does not support full HD. 65% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Sony VPL-EX225 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-EX225 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony 1024x768

Barcodes:

00027242854086, 00115971219235, 04905524887402

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