Sony VPLSX631M
Sony VPL-SX631
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Sony VPLSX631M

A cheap to run and fully featured 3000:1 UXGA (1600 x 1200) multimedia projector
3000:1 UXGA (1600 X 1200) No 33dB Dec 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Sony VPL-SX631 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$81 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $81 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
UXGA (1600 x 1200) resolution
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Sony VPL-SX631 In-Depth Analysis


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UXGA (1600 X 1200) Resolution

The VPL-SX631 has a maximum resolution of UXGA (1600 x 1200). That's over eight times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens, the VPL-SX631 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the Sony VPL-SX631 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Sony VPL-SX631 does not support full HD.

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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.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The VPL-SX631 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VPL-SX631 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released 20 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when Sony released the VPL-SX631.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 1 year running cost of the VPL-SX631 is $81 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony vplsx631m
Barcodes 04058154054543, 05013493264625
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