Sony VPLDW126
Sony VPLDW126
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Sony VPLDW126

An inferior value for money 2500:1 UXGA (1600 x 1200) projector with alright features
2500:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) No 30dB Aug 2013
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Sony VPLDW126 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony VPLDW126 number 845 across all projectors.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£98 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

Sony 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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £98 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
UXGA (1600 x 1200) resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

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Sony VPLDW126 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We checked 962 user and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings. 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 £458.41 it is cheaper than 75% of projectors.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The VPLDW126's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The Sony VPLDW126 has an UXGA (1600 x 1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The VPLDW126's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPLDW126 has a carrying case. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPLDW126 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPLDW126's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 23% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPLDW126 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released in August 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPLDW126 has an average 1 year running cost of £98 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242869783, 00272428697838, 03609740049040, 04905524942538

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