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Overall Score

Sony VPLDX120

£627.91
£610.65 £17.26 cheaper than 25 days ago
A 2500:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with poor features
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 40dB Jul 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Sony VPLDX120 Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPLDX120 number 762 across all projectors.
24
Missing Some Features
20
5 Years Old
64
£95 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
26
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 26?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £95 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony VPLDX120 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

We checked 961 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically within its data projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The VPLDX120 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPLDX120 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPLDX120 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. At only 3,000 hours, the VPLDX120 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPLDX120 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this Sony data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of 40 decibels, the VPLDX120 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPLDX120 in July 2012.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the VPLDX120 is £95 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £17 (3%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPLDX120 and the United Kingdom price of £610.65 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $795.00 (£1,035.96).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012303099995, 00027242274952, 00027242854291, 00100177420752, 00115970735675, 00151903137475, 00163120591077, 00168141608872, 00272428542916, 02990091003715, 04905524887747, 04905524887754, 05053959429106

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