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71

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Sony VPL-EX345

£649.00
A good value for money 3300:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with not bad features
3300:1 XGA (1024x768) No 29dB Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EX345 Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX345 number 27 in best selling projectors and number 216 across all projectors.
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Very Good
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Good Features
71
1 Year Old
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£112 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
71
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £112 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £583.61 at Projectorshop24 56 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Sony VPL-EX345 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features but at £649.00 it is cheaper than 56% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-EX345 and the United Kingdom price of £649.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $959.95 (£1,261.66).

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Features

Supports Full HD

The VPL-EX345 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX345 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-EX345's service life of lamp of 6,000h is fairly long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 21% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-EX345 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPL-EX345 of only 29dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 11% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-EX345 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Sony released the VPL-EX345 in September 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The VPL-EX345 has an average running cost of £112 over 1 year based on passable energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplex345, sony c053zs00, sony c053za00

Barcodes:

00027242888883, 00063825029991, 04548736004207

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