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Sony VPL-EX235

$809.21
A highly rated and fully featured 3300:1 1024 x 768 projector
3300:1 XGA (1024x768) No 30dB Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-EX235 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX235 number 133 across all projectors.
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6 Reviews
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Good Features
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$94 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has running costs of $94 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The VPL-EX235 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite quiet noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Very short service life of lamp

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Sony VPL-EX235 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

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


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX235 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 30 decibels, the Sony VPL-EX235 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX235 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Sony VPL-EX235 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The average service life of lamp of data projectors is 6,700h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX235 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EX235 has a pretty typical projector brightness (2,800 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony projector has been on the market since July 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The VPL-EX235 has an average running cost of $94 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $209 (26%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-EX235 of £342.12 ($342.12) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $467.09.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers brand 1024x768
Barcodes 00027242881778, 04053162599208, 04905524983371, 05054484666097

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