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30

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX246

A 4 year old 3000:1 1024 x 768 data projector with inferior features
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 33dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Sony VPL-EX246 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old,
27
Missing Some Features
30
4 Years Old
58
£101 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £101 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-EX246 Video Reviews


Sony VPL-EX246 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-EX246 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX246 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony data projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The VPL-EX246's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EX246 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-EX246's noise level of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 37% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-EX246 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EX246 in May 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-EX246 is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices, we estimate the VPL-EX246 will cost £101 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242868342, 00272428683428, 00490552493571, 04905524935721, 05052916659181

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