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Overall Score

Sony VPL-FX35

£1,678.52
A 3 year old 2000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with satisfactory features but a price that represents poor value for money
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 31dB Mar 2014
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Sony VPL-FX35 Review

With mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-FX35 number 778 across all projectors.
43
Average
49
Average Features
46
3 Years Old
42
£124 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

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 £124 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Quite bright projector brightness
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

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 £1,268.60 at BT Business Direct 23 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 72% 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.
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Sony VPL-FX35 Video Reviews


Sony VPL-FX35 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its projectors. 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 mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,678.52 it is more expensive than 72% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £410 (24%)

There was a cheaper price of £1,268.60 at BT Business Direct 23 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-FX35 and the United Kingdom price of £1,678.52 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,495.00 (£3,250.24).

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Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Sony VPL-FX35 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-FX35 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the VPL-FX35 of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 19% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-FX35 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 76% of projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-FX35 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-FX35 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The VPL-FX35's noise level of only 31dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Has a DVI Port

The VPL-FX35 has a DVI port, unlike 88% of data projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in March 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-FX35 is £124 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 1024x768, sony vplfx35
Barcodes 00012302571096, 00014445506010, 00027242782761, 00272427827618, 00779184352822, 05054629283233

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