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Sony VPL-EX271

81

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Sony VPL-EX271

$167.00
Sony VPL-EX271
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A top-value and fully featured XGA 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with low running costs
1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No 3,700 ANSI Lumens Nov 2012
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Sony VPL-EX271 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX271 number 225 across all projectors.
97
Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Running Costs
$90 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $90 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a handheld remote control
Auto power saving with brightness adjustment and lamp dimming
Network presentation with optional dongle
USB media viewer
Long-lasting lamp (up to 7,000h low mode)
Bright era panel

Sony VPL-EX271 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The VPL-EX271 is one of the most expensive to run projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX271 is $90.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX271 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VPL-EX271's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 27% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The VPL-EX271's projector brightness of 3,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX271 does not have a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX271 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The Sony VPL-EX271's bulb power of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the VPL-EX271 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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