Sony VPLDX140
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Sony VPLDX140

A classic 2500:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector, but with poor features and a price that represents fine value for money
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Jul 2012
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Sony VPLDX140 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPLDX140 number 564 across all projectors.
3 Reviews
Missing Some Features
5 Years Old
£95 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has not bad expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has running costs of £95 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The VPLDX140 is missing some features:
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Fairly loud noise level

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Sony VPLDX140 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review website scored this projector 80 out of 100.

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Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 962 owner and expert reviews (including 145 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £425.20 it is cheaper than 79% of projectors.


Very Short Service Life of Lamp

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. The Sony VPLDX140's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 21% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPLDX140 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPLDX140 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPLDX140 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Sony VPLDX140's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 21% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPLDX140 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the VPLDX140 in July 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPLDX140 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPLDX140 is £95.

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