Sony VPL-EX295
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A good value for money and fully featured 3300:1 1024 x 768 projector
3300:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-EX295 Review

Representing very good value for money but with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX295 number 185 across all projectors.
Good Features
$94 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has not bad user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $94 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

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Sony VPL-EX295 In-Depth Analysis


Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Reasonably Priced

One person wrote that it was good value for money. Dr. Sound said “Sony went cheap on the lens cover” .

Value For Money

Average Priced

After checking the price of 618 projectors they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this Sony multimedia projector has an average price compared to other projectors.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-EX295 of £826.10 ($826.10) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $131.90.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 34 decibels, the VPL-EX295 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The VPL-EX295 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this Sony data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The VPL-EX295 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-EX295 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,800 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-EX295 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony projector was released in July 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VPL-EX295 is typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the VPL-EX295 is $94.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplex295kit
Barcodes 00027242881792, 00272428817922, 00779184446859, 04053162599215, 04905524983395, 05054629490129

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