Sony VPL-DW122
Sony VPL-DW122
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Sony VPL-DW122

$379.99 $149.96 cheaper than 30 days ago
A great value for money and cheap to run 3000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DW122 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DW122 number 537 across all projectors.
Good Features
$59 Over 1 Year
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Why Has it Scored 55?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $59 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 11% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite loud noise level

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Sony VPL-DW122 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

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

Value For Money


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

Price Has Gone Down by $150 (28%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony VPL-DW122 and the United States price of $379.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £385.00 ($385.00).

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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The VPL-DW122 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At 38 decibels, the VPL-DW122 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DW122 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DW122 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-DW122 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2014 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The VPL-DW122 is in the cheapest 11% of all 1,756 projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-DW122 is only $59.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldw122
Barcodes 00000011596595, 00027242882218, 00272428822186, 04053162657465, 04905524984064, 04905524984101, 05052184726158, 05054629494554

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