Sony VPL-DX220
Sony VPL-DX220
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Sony VPL-DX220

A good value for money and fully featured 3000:1 1024 x 768 projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 41dB Aug 2016
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Sony VPL-DX220
Sony VPL DX220 - Portable XGA LCD Projector with Speaker - 2700 lumens (Brand new, unopened)
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Sony VPL-DX220 Review

Representing average value for money and with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-DX220 number 407 across all projectors.
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Why Has it Scored 42?

With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this projector features some of the latest projector technology. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level

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Sony VPL-DX220 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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

Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors. The price range of multimedia projectors is from $149 to $24,000.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-DX220 of £379.18 ($379.18) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $219.82.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX220 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-DX220 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB. When compared to other multimedia projectors that we have assessed, the noise level of the VPL-DX220 of 41 decibels is one of the loudest.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-DX220 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released 11 Months Ago

This Sony multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2016.

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