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Sony VPL-FHZ55 Review
|4 Reviews + 3 Awards|
|Value for Money||
Why Has it Scored 41?
It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 88%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Sony projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
Quite long service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony VPL-FHZ55 Video Reviews
Sony VPL-FHZ55 In-Depth Analysis
Three Industry Awards
Good Expert Reviews
Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors
We checked 628 expert and user reviews (including 90 verified purchases) for Sony data projectors and found that on average Sony has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
After checking the price of 618 multimedia projectors they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors.
Price Has Gone Down by $2,580 (51%)
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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-FHZ55 of £1,924.62 ($1,924.62) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $575.37.
Has a DVI Port
The Sony VPL-FHZ55 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not have a DVI port.
Quite Long Service Life of Lamp
The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the VPL-FHZ55 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.
Quite Loud Noise Level
With a noise level of 40 decibels, the VPL-FHZ55 has one of the loudest noise levels amongst projectors of this age. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Supports Full HD
The VPL-FHZ55 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)
The VPL-FHZ55 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors do have a built-in speaker(s).
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.
1920 X 1080 Resolution
The highest resolution of the Sony VPL-FHZ55 is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Average Projector Brightness
The VPL-FHZ55 has a pretty standard projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Sony released the VPL-FHZ55 in June 2013.