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Sony VPL-EX275

75

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Sony VPL-EX275

$999.95
Sony VPL-EX275
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A cheap and very economical to run XGA 3000:1 contrast ratio projector, with good features
1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No 3,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2012
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Sony VPL-EX275 Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX275 number 452 across all projectors.
79
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
80
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $60 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-EX275 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Adequate Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 52% of projectors, it has mediocre features and at $999.95 we think it represents good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VPL-EX275 is $60 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX275 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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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 VPL-EX275's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is in the lowest 27% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Sony VPL-EX275's projector brightness of 3,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Sony VPL-EX275 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX275 of only 3,000h is shorter than 77% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX275 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Sony VPL-EX275's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 31% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX275 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Sony VPL-EX275 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplex275b

Barcodes:

00027242274983, 00027242854123, 00272428541230, 00679856035605, 04905524887440

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