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Overall Score

Sony VPL-SX236

£691.22
A 2 year old 3000:1 1024 x 768 projector with passable features but high running costs
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 30dB Jun 2015
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Sony VPL-SX236 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SX236 number 721 across all projectors.
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Why Has it Scored 53?

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 some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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Sony VPL-SX236 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 962 expert and user reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its multimedia 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 but at £691.22 it is cheaper than 52% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-SX236 and the United Kingdom price of £691.22 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $829.95 (£1,078.52).

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Features

Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPL-SX236's noise level of only 30dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SX236 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-SX236 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most data projectors. This Sony projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-SX236 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-SX236 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 58% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-SX236's service life of lamp of 6,000h is quite long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 21% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in June 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsx236, sony p227082p
Barcodes 00027242886483, 04058154054536, 04905524996203

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