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Sony VPL-DX240
Sony VPL-DX240
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Sony VPL-DX240 Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x768) 41dB 3,200 ANSI Lumens Aug 2016
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Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews
Has a zoom capability
Features digital keystone correction

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Sony Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Projectors from Sony have an average rating of 89 out of 100, which is in the top 5% of all projector brands that we have looked at. 100% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Released Nine Months Ago

It was August 2016 when Sony released the VPL-DX240.


Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the VPL-DX240 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector.

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WXGA (1280x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-DX240 is WXGA (1280x768). That's 25% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Sony VPL-DX240 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors that came out in the last 12 months do not have a zoom capability.

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Other Features

Features Digital Keystone Correction

The VPL-DX240 features digital keystone correction. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year also feature digital keystone correction.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of comparable spec projectors that have been available for the last year range from 1,500h to 5,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,300h. When compared to other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector, the service life of lamp of the VPL-DX240 of 5,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Very Loud Noise Level

4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector have noise levels of between 39dB and 41dB. When compared to other new 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have assessed the noise level of, the VPL-DX240's noise level of 41 decibels is one of the loudest.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldx240, sony p241984p

Sony VPL-DX240 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DX240 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.