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

A good value for money 4000:1 WXGA (1280x768) projector
4000:1 WXGA (1280x768) No 41dB Aug 2016
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Sony VPL-DX240 Review

Released just 12 months ago but representing good value for money, we have scored the Sony VPL-DX240 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
11 Months Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 41?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this multimedia projector features some of the latest multimedia projector technology. View the latest projectors 2017.
It is missing some features:
Fairly loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-DX240 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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


WXGA (1280x768) Resolution

The VPL-DX240 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x768). That's over four times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The best resolution of all data projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The VPL-DX240 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Features Digital Keystone Correction

The VPL-DX240 features digital keystone correction. Most of the other projectors also feature digital keystone correction.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB and the loudest is 93dB. The Sony VPL-DX240 has a very loud noise level (41 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080|50i|60i supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-DX240 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Released 11 Months Ago

It was August 2016 when this Sony projector was released.

Sony VPL-DX240 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DX240 review we compared this projector to 100 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 331,148 product attributes, 16,148 projector reviews and 2,462,900 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vpldx240
Barcodes 04548736032514