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Sony VPL-SX236

£691.22
£529.00 £162 cheaper than 2 days ago
Sony VPL-SX236
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A very cheap and good spec quiet XGA projector, with low running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Jun 2015
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Amazon UK
Sony VPL-SX236 Education Projector (3300 Lumens, XGA, 3000:1, TR:0, 46:1, 2 x RGB, HDMI)
£529.00
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Amazon UK
Sony VPL-SX236/Shrt Throw Prjctr 3300Lm Grade
£1,137.83
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Amazon UK
VPL-SX236 - VPL-SX236 LCD XGA 1024X768 SHORTTHROW Ultra Kurzdistanz/ XGA 3300L / 3LCD-System/0,63" (16,0 mm) x 3 BrightEra-LCD-Panel, Bildseitenverhältnis: 4:3/2,359,296(1024 x 768 x 3) Pixel
£1,217.76
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ODSI Online Digital Solutions
£691.22
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Laptops Direct
Sony VPL-SX236 - LCD projector
£716.97
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Appliances Direct
Sony VPL-SX236 - LCD projector
£716.97
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Servers Direct
Sony VPL-SX236 - LCD projector
£716.97
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Debenhams Plus
Sony VPL-SX236 - LCD projector
£727.00
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ABS IT Services
£738.59
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PC World Business
Sony VPL-SX236 - 3LCD projector
£752.38
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Projectorshop24
£779.56
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The Tech Warehouse
Sony VPL-SX236 Desktop 3300ANSI Lumens 3LCD XGA (1024x768) White Data DLP Projec (Brand new, unopened) - on
£817.09
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Kikatek Outlet
Sony VPL SX236, 4.4Kg Education Short Throw Projector, 3300LM, XGA, Hdmi, USB, S (Brand new, unopened) - on
£885.94
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NEW! Sony VPL-SX236 Education Short Throw Projector S Series 3300Lm Xga 3000_1. (Brand new, unopened) - on
£886.42
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zippytom
Sony VPL-SX236 Projector 3300 Lumens XGA Resolution 3LCD Technology Meeting Room (Brand new, unopened) - on
£1,037.20
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7.9% APR for 48 Months
Purchase price £1,137.83. APR 7.9%.
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£1,330.77
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £529.00. APR 16.9%.
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£578.67
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Purchase price £716.97. APR 0%.
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£716.97
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Purchase price £716.97. APR 0%.
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£716.97
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£716.97
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£716.97
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Purchase price £716.97. APR 14.9%.
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£804.50
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Purchase price £716.97. APR 14.9%.
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£804.50
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Paypal 24 months
Purchase price £716.97. APR 14.9%.
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£833.51
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Purchase price £716.97. APR 14.9%.
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£833.51
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Sony VPL-SX236 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SX236 number 360 across all projectors.
94
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Features
Good Features
74
Age
2 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 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:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
3,300 lumens XGA short throw data projector
Deliver powerful presentation with an interactive white board
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £691.22 to £529 in the last 2 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony VPL-SX236 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 reviews for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old. However at £529.00 it is still in the cheapest 32% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £162 (23%)

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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 £529.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $828.56 (£1,142.42).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-SX236 is £72, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in June 2015.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-SX236 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all 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 noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Sony VPL-SX236's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-SX236 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 78% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-SX236's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 50% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

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

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-SX236's service life of lamp of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-SX236 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the VPL-SX236 of only 210W is in the smallest 33% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the VPL-SX236 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplsx236shrt, sony 1024x768, sony p227082p

Barcodes:

00027242886483, 04058154054536, 04905524996203

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