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Sony VPL-FHZ60

£5,593.24
£5,241.01 £352.23 cheaper than 70 days ago
An enormous 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector with passable features but a price that represents poor value for money
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 28dB May 2015
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Sony VPL-FHZ60 from PC World Business
£5,241.01
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£5,402.78
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Projectorshop24
£5,409.83
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£5,458.27
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£5,676.00
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Sony VPL-FHZ60 from zippytom
£6,202.95
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£6,636.52
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Sony VPL-FHZ60 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features,
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Poor
55
Average Features
62
2 Years Old
37
£139 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

Sony 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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £139 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Supports full HD
Does not have 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 is a 48% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
PC World Business £5,241.01 Go to Store
AV Experts £5,402.78 Go to Store
Projectorshop24 £5,409.83 Go to Store

Sony VPL-FHZ60 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

We checked 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony multimedia 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

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has average features and is over 6 months old and at £5,241.01 it is more expensive than 94% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £352 (6%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FHZ60 and the United Kingdom price of £5,241.01 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $6,399.95 (£8,300.74).

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Features

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-FHZ60's service life of lamp of 20,000h is fairly long compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-FHZ60 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-FHZ60 has a DVI port. 88% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-FHZ60 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 76% of data projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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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 Sony VPL-FHZ60 of only 28dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-FHZ60 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Sony VPL-FHZ60 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony projector has been on the market since May 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on passable usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the VPL-FHZ60 is £139, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplfhz60, sony p227029p
Barcodes 04053162972087, 04905524996050, 05054629844441

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