Vivitek DX255
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Vivitek DX255

A cheap 10000:1 1024 x 768 projector with passable features and low running costs
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 30dB Apr 2016
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Vivitek DX255
Vivitek DX255 projector XGA 3200 lumens usually £355 (Brand new, unopened)
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Vivitek DX255 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Vivitek DX255 number 265 across all projectors.
Very Good
Average Features
16 Months Old
£88 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £88 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Vivitek DX255 In-Depth Analysis


Vivitek Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

Vivitek projectors have very good reviews on average and Vivitek is one of the superior manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Vivitek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £335.00 it is cheaper than 88% of projectors.


Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Vivitek DX255 of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Vivitek DX255 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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The Vivitek DX255 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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The Vivitek DX255 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Vivitek DX255 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Vivitek DX255 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Vivitek DX255 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 51% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This projector was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The DX255 has an average 1 year running cost of £88 based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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