Sony VPL-DX270
Sony VPL-DX270
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Sony VPL-DX270

4000:1 XGA (1024x768) Projector
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 41dB Aug 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Sony VPL-DX270 Review

11 Months Old
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Why Has it Scored 18?

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 multimedia projectors 2017.

Sony VPL-DX270 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

Sony is one of the top rated multimedia projector manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all projectors. 98% of those that bought a Sony multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-DX270 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,500 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-DX270 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Sony VPL-DX270 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080).

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The VPL-DX270 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Has a Carrying Case

The VPL-DX270 has a carrying case. Most of the other latest comparable spec data projectors also have a carrying case.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-DX270 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other latest similar spec projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Loud Noise Level

When compared to other latest 4000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have checked, the VPL-DX270's noise level of 41 decibels is one of the loudest. Across all the similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector the noise levels range from 39dB to 41dB, and the average noise level is 40dB.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-DX270 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released 4000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released 11 Months Ago

It was August 2016 when this data projector was released.

Sony VPL-DX270 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-DX270 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 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 1024x768, sony vpldx270, sony p241985p
Barcodes 04548736032521