Sony VPL-DW125
Sony VPL-DW125
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Sony VPL-DW125

A cheap to run and critically acclaimed 2500:1 280 x 800 projector
2500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 33dB Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-DW125 Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have scored the Sony VPL-DW125 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$57 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has running costs of only $57 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 10% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The VPL-DW125 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

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Sony VPL-DW125 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector received a rating of 90 out of 100 from multimedia projector expert review website This means that multimedia projector experts think this multimedia projector is one of the better data projectors.

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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 within its projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DW125 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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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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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The VPL-DW125 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. 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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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on multimedia projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The VPL-DW125 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DW125 has a carrying case. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a carrying case.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since July 2012.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The VPL-DW125 has an average running cost of only $57 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242857322, 04905524895582, 04905524896466