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Sony VPL-EX255

£433.20
A 3 year old and fine value for money 3300:1 1024 x 768 projector
3,300 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jul 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Sony VPL-EX255 LCD Projector 720p 4_3 3 300_1 2200 LM HDMI USB VGA VPL-EX255 (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Sony VPL-EX255 Review

Representing good value for money and with average features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX255 number 577 across all projectors.
67
Value for Money
Good
59
Features
Average Features
48
Age
3 Years Old
41
Running Costs
£93 Over 5 Years
56
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

Sony multimedia 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £93 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

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Sony VPL-EX255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old but at £433.20 it is cheaper than 78% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £34 (8%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-EX255 and the United Kingdom price of £433.20 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $565.56 (£739.36).

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Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX255 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-EX255's noise level of 34dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EX255 of 3,300 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 29% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-EX255's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 56% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The VPL-EX255's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX255 has a built-in speaker. 75% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX255 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-EX255's bulb power of 210W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 29% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EX255 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since July 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX255 is £93, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplex255kit

Barcodes:

00000011554107, 00027242881785, 00272428817854, 04905524983388

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