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Sony VPL-CX236
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Sony VPLCX236KIT

$1,249.95
A fully featured 3100:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
3100:1 XGA (1024x768) No 33dB Feb 2015
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Sony VPL-CX236 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CX236 number 269 across all projectors.
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$92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $92 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-CX236 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked 628 owner and expert reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent reviews specifically for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

After checking the price of 618 multimedia projectors they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-CX236 of £1,249.52 ($1,249.52) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $0.43.

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Features

Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Sony VPL-CX236 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-CX236 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-CX236 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-CX236 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-CX236 has a relatively typical projector brightness (4,100 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-CX236 in February 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-CX236 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VPL-CX236 will cost $92 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242884335, 04905524989465

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