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Sony VPL-EX225

A fully featured 3000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EX225 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX225 as follows for Summary.
50
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
32
$109 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $109 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Sony VPL-EX225 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked 628 expert and user 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 for its projectors. 92% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

3D-Ready

The VPL-EX225 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX225 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX225 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the Sony VPL-EX225 does not support full HD.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

At 30,000 hours, the VPL-EX225 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX225 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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HD-Ready

The VPL-EX225 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This projector was released in July 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VPL-EX225 has an average 1 year running cost of $109 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony 1024x768
Barcodes 00027242854086, 00115971219235, 04905524887402

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