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Sony VPL-EX235

74

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Sony VPL-EX235

Sony VPL-EX235
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A classic and good spec quiet XGA projector, with low running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-EX235 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX235 as follows:
97
Reviews
10 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has superb 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 2018.
This Sony projector has running costs of $80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The VPL-EX235 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-EX235 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VPL-EX235 will cost $80 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX235 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the VPL-EX235 of only 30dB is quieter than 83% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EX235 of only 3,300 is in the lowest 29% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the VPL-EX235 of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The VPL-EX235's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 17% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX235 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony VPL-EX235 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Sony VPL-EX235's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 35% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX235 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony 900000134675, sony vplex235

Barcodes:

00027242881778, 04053162599208, 04905524983371, 05054484666097, 05054533666092, 05054629489963

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