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Sony VPL-SX236
VPLSX236

£529.00
Sony VPL-SX236
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Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and fully featured XGA quiet projector, with a fair price
1024 X 768 (XGA) 30dB 3000:1 3,300 ANSI Lumens Jun 2015
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Sony VPL-SX236 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SX236 number 453 across all projectors.
74
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Looking across the entire Optoma projector range, the average reviews for all Optoma data projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,312 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Low contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
3,300 lumens XGA short throw data projector
Deliver powerful presentation with an interactive white board

Sony VPL-SX236 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 708 expert and user reviews (including 157 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 52% of projectors, it has good features but is over 6 months old and at £529.00 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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 £529.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $829.45 (£1,103.92).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-SX236 is £72 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,312 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-SX236 in June 2015.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-SX236 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 54dB. The VPL-SX236's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 83% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Low Contrast Ratio

The VPL-SX236 has a Low contrast ratio which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a Medium contrast ratio. Projectors contrast ratios range from Very Low (worst) to Ultra High (best). A contrast ratio of between 1,000 and 3,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-SX236 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 48% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker

The Sony VPL-SX236 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-SX236's service life of lamp of 6,000h is in the longest 23% of all projectors when ordered 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 VPL-SX236 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the VPL-SX236 of only 210W is in the smallest 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the VPL-SX236 does not support full HD. 62% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-SX236 has an Ethernet LAN, as do 53% of data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

vplsx236 vplsx236, sony vplsx236shrt, sony 3300ansi, sony 1024x768, sony p227082p, sony 3300lm, sony sx236, sony 3lcd

Barcodes:

00027242886483, 04058154054536, 04905524996203

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