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42

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX295

£826.10
A 3 year old 3300:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with fine features but a price that represents not very good value for money
3300:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-EX295 Review

Released 3 years ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX295 number 931 across all projectors.
23
Poor
45
Average Features
50
3 Years Old
45
£118 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has not bad user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £118 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-EX295 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

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

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

One person wrote that it was good value for money. Dr. Sound said “Sony went cheap on the lens cover” .


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £826.10 it is more expensive than 55% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-EX295 and the United Kingdom price of £826.10 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $959.57 (£1,248.98).

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-EX295 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EX295 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-EX295 of 3,800 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-EX295 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-EX295's noise level of 34dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 47% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-EX295 in July 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-EX295 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the VPL-EX295 will cost £118 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplex295kit

Barcodes:

00027242881792, 00272428817922, 00779184446859, 04053162599215, 04905524983395, 05054629490129

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