Sony VPL-EX275
Sony VPL-EX275
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Sony VPL-EX275

An expensive to run 3000:1 1024 x 768 data projector with poor features
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 3,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EX275 Review

Missing Some Features
5 Years Old
£142 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

Sony data 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 £142 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-EX275 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 961 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent reviews for its multimedia projectors. Sony also has excellent reviews specifically for its data projectors compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX275 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the VPL-EX275 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,700 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX275 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on multimedia projectors.

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The VPL-EX275 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX275 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was July 2012 when Sony released the VPL-EX275.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-EX275 is £142, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplex275b
Barcodes 00027242274983, 00027242854123, 00272428541230, 00679856035605, 04905524887440
Cheaper to run by £42.84
Bigger bulb power
Dimmer projector brightness
£63.30 cheaper to run
Longer service life of lamp
Dimmer projector brightness
25% longer service life of lamp
Bigger bulb power
More expensive to run over five years by 1198%