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Sony VPL-EX275

65

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Sony VPL-EX275

Sony VPL-EX275
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A good spec and economical to run XGA 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector
1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No 3,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EX275 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX275 as follows:
68
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£71 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-EX275 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 711 expert and user reviews (including 108 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia projectors and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the VPL-EX275 is £71 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since July 2012.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-EX275 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most 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).

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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 VPL-EX275's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is in the lowest 27% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-EX275's projector brightness of 3,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than 66% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX275 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Sony VPL-EX275's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 23% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EX275 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-EX275 of only 210W is in the smallest 28% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the VPL-EX275 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-EX275 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplex275b

Barcodes:

00027242274983, 00027242854123, 00272428541230, 00679856035605, 04905524887440

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