Sony VPL-EX255 vs Sony VPL-EX295
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Sony VPL-EX255vsSony VPL-EX295

Sony VPL-EX255

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX255

$395.33
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-value moderate noise level XGA data projector, with low running costs
97
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Running Costs
$78 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3300:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2014
Sony VPL-EX295

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX295

$829.95
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and classic moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features and low running costs
80
Reviews
5 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3300:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2014
Sony VPL-EX255

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX255

$395.33
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-value moderate noise level XGA data projector, with low running costs
97
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Running Costs
$78 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3300:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2014
Sony VPL-EX295

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Sony VPL-EX295

$829.95
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and classic moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features and low running costs
80
Reviews
5 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 3300:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2014

Top Prices

Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
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Sony VPL-EX255 LCD Projector 720p 4_3 3 300_1 2200 LM HDMI USB VGA VPL-EX255 (Brand new, unopened)on -
$395.33
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Sony VPLEX255 Projector
$669.95
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Sony VPLEX255-Kit Projector
$7,299.95
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Sony VPL-EX255 LCD Projector - 720p - HDTV - 4:3
$742.24
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Sony VPL-EX255 XGA Multimedia Projector ( VPL-EX255) (Brand new, unopened)on -
$950.00
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5 Prices from 4 Stores | $395.33-$7,299.95
Factory Outlet Store
Sony VPLEX295 Projector
$829.95
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Sony VPLEX295-Kit Projector
$9,099.95
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Reasons For

Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by $435
The Sony VPL-EX255 is $434.62 cheaper than the Sony VPL-EX295.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by $2 Over Five Years
Over five years the Sony VPL-EX255 is $2 cheaper to run than the Sony VPL-EX295.
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2 Reasons For
14% Brighter Projector Brightness
The Sony VPL-EX295 has a projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens. That's 500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-EX255 (3,300 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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1,000h Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Sony VPL-EX295 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Sony VPL-EX255 (3,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
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Date Released

Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
43 months old 43 months old

Key Features

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Sony VPL-EX255
Sony
VPL-EX255
12 trees 0.46 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony VPL-EX295
Sony
VPL-EX295
12 trees 0.47 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Noise Level 34dB 34dB
Heat Dissipation 1,071BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Projector Native Resolution
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio
3300:1
 3300:1
3300:1
 3300:1
Projector Brightness 3,300 ANSI Lumens 3,800 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Matrix Size 0.63" 0.63"
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 3,800 ANSI Lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 1,700 ANSI Lumens 2,100 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Zoom Ratio
1.6:1
 1.6:1
1.6:1
 1.6:1
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 3,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power 210W 210W
Service Life of Lamp 3,000h 4,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 3 3
 
 
 
Storage Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
RMS Rated Power 16W 16W
Built-In Speaker 1 1
 
 
 
Power Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Power Consumption (standby) 5.1W 5.1W
Power Consumption (typical) 240W
BEST
250W
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sony VPL-EX255 Sony VPL-EX295
Weight 4kg 4kg
Height 96.2mm 252mm
Depth 252mm 252mm
Width 365mm 365mm

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