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Sony VPLEX295KIT

77

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Sony VPLEX295KIT

$829.95
Sony VPL-EX295

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A good value for money and classic moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features and low running costs
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Jul 2014
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Sony VPL-EX295 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-EX295 number 379 across all projectors.
80
Reviews
5 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has below average user reviews with 67% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Sony projector 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)

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Sony VPL-EX295 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $829.95 it is still in the cheapest 42% of projectors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-EX295 of £826.10 ($826.10) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $3.85.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the VPL-EX295 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 Sony VPL-EX295 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Sony VPL-EX295 of 34dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 52% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the VPL-EX295 of only 3,300 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 71% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all data projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-EX295 of 3,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 33% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX295 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX295 of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-EX295 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The VPL-EX295's bulb power of only 210W is in the smallest 35% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Sony VPL-EX295 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242881792, 00272428817922, 04053162599215, 04905524983395, 05054629490129

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