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Sony VPLCH355KIT

$1,839.95
Sony VPL-CH355
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A fully featured and very economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with a good price
33dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2500:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-CH355 LCD Projector - 1125p - HDTV - 16:10
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Sony Compact 4000 Lumen WUXGA projector (VPLCH355)
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Sony VPLCH355 Wireless Network Projector With HDBaseT
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Sony VPLCH355-Kit Wireless Network Projector With HDBaseT
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Sony VPL-CH355 Compact 4000 Lumen WUXGA projector (Brand new, unopened)
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Sony VPL-CH355 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CH355 number 526 across all projectors.
73
Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $54 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

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.
There is a 63% 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-CH355 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,839.95 it is more expensive than 82% of data projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by $1,389 (75%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-CH355 of £1,816.97 ($1,816.97) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $22.98.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-CH355 has an average 5 year running cost of $54 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The VPL-CH355 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-CH355's noise level of 33dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 59% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The VPL-CH355's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than 81% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Sony VPL-CH355 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 29% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-CH355 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-CH355's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 54% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-CH355 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The VPL-CH355's bulb power of 250W is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 65% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-CH355 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplch355, sony p213020p

Barcodes:

00027242877993, 00272428779930, 04053162599116, 04905524970463, 05052184657322, 05054629649435

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