Sony VPL-EX246 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£72 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 65?
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This projector has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Sony VPL-EX246 Video Reviews
Sony VPL-EX246 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 712 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Running Costs
The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX246 is £72 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Sony released the VPL-EX246 in May 2013.
Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
The VPL-EX246 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the VPL-EX246 of 33dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 41% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Sony VPL-EX246's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Average Projector Brightness
The VPL-EX246's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 46% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Sony VPL-EX246 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The VPL-EX246's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than 76% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.
Smaller Than Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the VPL-EX246 of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is smaller than 72% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Sony VPL-EX246 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.
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