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Sony VPLCH350KIT

74

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Sony VPLCH350KIT

$1,562.35
$1,299.32 $263 cheaper than 50 days ago
Sony VPL-CH350
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A good value for money and good spec moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with low running costs
38dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2500:1 No Nov 2014
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Sony VPL-CH350 LCD Projector - 1125p - HDTV - 16:10
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Sony VPL-CH350 LCD Projector - 1125p - HDTV - 16_10 (Brand new, unopened)
$1,495.60
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Sony VPL-CH350 Multimedia WUXGA Projector (Brand new, unopened)
$1,562.35
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Sony VPL-CH350 Review

With very good features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CH350 number 518 across all projectors.
75
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $1,562.35 to $1,299.32 in the last 50 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony VPL-CH350 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,299.32 it is in the most expensive 30% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by $263 (17%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-CH350 and the United States price of $1,299.32 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £1,479.02 ($1,479.02).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-CH350 has an average running cost of $68 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The VPL-CH350 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Data projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Sony VPL-CH350 of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 17% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the data projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The VPL-CH350's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 79% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-CH350 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 70% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The Sony VPL-CH350's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-CH350 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-CH350 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-CH350 of 250W is in the biggest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-CH350 supports full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplch350kit, sony 1920x1200, sony 11603831

Barcodes:

00000011603831, 00027242878006, 00272428780066, 00779184445142, 04053162874824, 04905524970487, 05054629790496

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