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Sony VPL-CX275

68

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Sony VPL-CX275

$1,799.00
Sony VPL-CX275
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A good spec and economical to run quiet XGA multimedia projector, but representing only average value for money
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Nov 2012
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Sony VPL-CX275 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-CX275 number 845 across all projectors.
58
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$75 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $75 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-CX275 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,799.00 it is in the most expensive 23% of projectors.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-CX275 is $75 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-CX275 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The VPL-CX275's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than 84% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-CX275 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-CX275's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 85% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of 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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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-CX275 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-CX275's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 57% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The VPL-CX275's bulb power of 280W is in the biggest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-CX275 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplcx275

Barcodes:

00027242277038, 00027242859722, 00272422770384, 00272428597220

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