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Sony VPL-SX236

$1,099.00
A good value for money and fully featured 3000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
3000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 30dB Jun 2015
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Sony VPL-SX236 3300ANSI lumens 3LCD XGA (1024x768) data projector (Brand new, unopened)
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Sony VPL-SX236 Review

Representing very good value for money but with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SX236 number 128 across all projectors.
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 46?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This 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-SX236 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Value For Money

Average Priced

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

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-SX236 of £691.22 ($691.22) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $407.78.

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Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The Sony VPL-SX236 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. This multimedia projector also 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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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,300 ANSI lumens, the Sony VPL-SX236 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony VPL-SX236 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the VPL-SX236 does not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB. At only 30 decibels, the VPL-SX236 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The Sony VPL-SX236 has one of the longer service life of lamps (6,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the VPL-SX236 in June 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsx236, sony p227082p
Barcodes 00027242886483, 04058154054536, 04905524996203

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