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Sony VPL-DX122

83

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Sony VPL-DX122

$499.95
Sony VPL-DX122
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A very economical to run and affordable moderate noise level XGA data projector, with great features
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX122 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX122 number 157 across all projectors.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Running Costs
$40 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $40 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Sony projector has some great features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Sony VPL-DX122 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $499.95 it is cheaper than 67% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DX122 of £313.19 ($313.19) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $186.76.

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the VPL-DX122 is only $40, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX122 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-DX122's noise level of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 43% of all 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 contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-DX122 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 24% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The VPL-DX122's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-DX122 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Sony VPL-DX122 of 5,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 41% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX122 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Sony VPL-DX122 of 210W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-DX122 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242882195, 04053162642379, 04905524984040

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