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Sony VPL-EX250 Review
|3 Years Old|
|£80 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 68?
Epson 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £80 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.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Sony VPL-EX250 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 712 owner and expert reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Running Costs Are OK
The VPL-EX250 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX250 is £80.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector was released in November 2014.
Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
The Sony VPL-EX250 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Sony projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The noise level of the VPL-EX250 of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
The Sony VPL-EX250's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,300 is lower than 71% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Data projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.
Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the VPL-EX250 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX250 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The VPL-EX250 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The VPL-EX250 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.
Smaller Than Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the VPL-EX250 of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other projectors, the VPL-EX250 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.
The VPL-EX250 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.