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Sony VPLEX255KIT

$669.95
$587.69 $82.26 cheaper than 63 days ago
A Good Value for Money 3300:1 XGA (1024x768) Data Projector
3300:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jul 2014
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$7,299.95
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Sony VPL-EX255 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX255 number 618 across all projectors.
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Very Good
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4 Great Features
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3 Years Old
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£115 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 34% of all the new multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an Ethernet LAN
Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
Does not support full HD
Does not have a DVI port

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony VPL-EX255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors from Sony have an average rating of 89 out of 100, which is in the top 5% of all projector brands that we have assessed. 98% of those that bought a Sony projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector, the VPL-EX255 does not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the VPL-EX255 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other new comparable spec multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the VPL-EX255 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other new projectors.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Sony VPL-EX255 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other recently released 3300:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The Sony VPL-EX255 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 3300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this data projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Sony VPL-EX255 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 3300:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX255 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other new comparable spec multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX255 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other latest data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in July 2014.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The VPL-EX255 is one of the cheaper to run new multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the VPL-EX255 will cost £115 over 1 year to run.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $82 (12%)

The price has dropped from $669.95 to $587.69 in the last 63 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-EX255 of £442.83 ($442.83) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $144.86.

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Sony VPL-EX255 Review Sources

To prepare this Sony VPL-EX255 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

Barcodes 00027242881785, 00272428817854, 04905524983388

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