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Sony VPL-EX315

68

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Sony VPL-EX315

Sony VPL-EX315

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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3300:1 No Sep 2015
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Sony VPL-EX315 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Sony VPL-EX315 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

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 $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data 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:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Sony VPL-EX315 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the VPL-EX315 is $68 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The VPL-EX315 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Sony VPL-EX315's noise level of only 33dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the quietest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Sony VPL-EX315 of only 3,300 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 71% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of 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-EX315's projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 32% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-EX315 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-EX315 of 6,000h is longer than 78% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of 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-EX315 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the VPL-EX315 of 225W is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 55% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Sony VPL-EX315 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony vplex315, sony p230943p, sony c051zs00, sony 1024x768, sony c051za00

Barcodes:

00027242888890, 00063825008682, 04053162974296, 04548736004214

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