Sony VPL-DX122
Sony VPL-DX122
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Sony VPL-DX122

A great value for money and cheap to run 3000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Aug 2014
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Sony VPL-DX122 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX122 number 423 across all projectors.
Good Features
$59 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 56?

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 multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only $59 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 11% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sony projector 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

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Sony VPL-DX122 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

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

Value For Money

Not Expensive

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

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DX122 of £399.40 ($399.40) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $499.60.

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-DX122 has a relatively typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX122 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This Sony projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors, the VPL-DX122 does not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 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-DX122 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-DX122 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2014.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-DX122 will cost only $59 over 1 year to run, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 1,756 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 1024x768, sony vpldx122
Barcodes 00000011554104, 00027242882195, 04053162642379, 04905524984040

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