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Sony VPL-SW235

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Sony VPL-SW235

£775.59
£661.90 £114 cheaper than yesterday
Sony VPL-SW235
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A good value for money and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with good features
34dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Feb 2014
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Sony Vpl-SW235 Short Throw Projector - 3000 lms
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£615.71
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£661.90
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Sony VPL-SW235 WXGA 3000 Lumens Projector
£729.40
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£729.40
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£774.72
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£841.20
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Purchase price £615.71. APR 18.9%.
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Sony VPL-SW235 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SW235 number 540 across all projectors.
86
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
67
Age
3 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

Epson 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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £61 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
High brightness of 3000 lumen in high lamp mode
USB display
USB media viewer
Networked control
Remote control for ios device
Network presentation (lan/wireless lan)
Advanced energy-saving features
Energy efficient with long-lasting lamp of 10000 hours
High image quality 3lcd natural and vivid colour images
Has a built-in speaker
Wireless presentation with tablet (ios or android)
Long-lasting lamp
3LCD color light output colour reproduction and high brightness
Short throw distance
Low total cost of ownership(tco) for widescreen, short throw, high brightness projector
Built-in speaker
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-SW235 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 712 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Sony has very good 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

Very Good Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old. However at £661.90 it is still cheaper than 50% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £114 (15%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-SW235 and the United Kingdom price of £661.90 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $799.99 (£1,109.51).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-SW235 is £61 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-SW235 in July 2014.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-SW235's noise level of 34dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 52% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-SW235 of only 3,000 is in the lowest 23% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Sony VPL-SW235's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 65% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-SW235 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-SW235 of 6,000h is longer than 79% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-SW235 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The VPL-SW235's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 34% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-SW235 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-SW235 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of multimedia projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony mountvplsw235tmst2, sony vplsw235tmst2, sony 9qp6za00, sony 9qp6zs00

Barcodes:

00012305221608, 00014444544563, 00027242869165, 00044111254266, 04053162958821, 04905524938906, 05052184191314, 05052184657315, 05054484581666, 05054533581661, 05054629420003

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