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Sony VPL-SW631

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Sony VPL-SW631

£1,187.98
£918.99 £269 cheaper than 4 days ago
Sony VPL-SW631
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A fully featured but 2 year old 1280 x 800 resolution 3000:1 contrast ratio projector, with satisfactory running costs and one of the quietest noise levels around
28dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Dec 2015
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Sony VPL-SW631 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SW631 number 482 across all projectors.
78
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£79 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 £79 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 data projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp

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Sony VPL-SW631 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 712 expert and user reviews (including 107 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 70% of projectors, it has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £918.99 it appears to be great value for money overall.

Price Has Gone Down by £269 (23%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-SW631 and the United Kingdom price of £918.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $997.41 (£1,383.31).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-SW631 is £79 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in December 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the VPL-SW631 of only 28dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 92% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The VPL-SW631's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 77% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-SW631 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 49% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-SW631 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The VPL-SW631's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SW631 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-SW631 of 225W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 54% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SW631 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsw631, sony p232782p

Barcodes:

04058154051375, 04058829196073, 05013493264526

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