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Sony VPLSX631M

69

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Sony VPLSX631M

$1,483.49
$1,304.75 $179 cheaper than 70 days ago
Sony VPL-SX631
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level UXGA projector, but representing only moderate value for money
33dB 1600 X 1200 (UXGA) 3000:1 No Dec 2015
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Sony VPL-SX631 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Sony VPL-SX631 number 736 across all projectors.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$62 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $62 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1600 x 1200 (UXGA) resolution
Up to 10,000 hours (in low mode) long-lasting lamp for reduced maintenance and down time
Quick and easy to install
Clear, rich audio from built-in speaker
Input label function
USB media viewer
Remote control from ios mobile devices
Wired or wireless network presentation
Gamma adjustment
Has a built-in speaker
3LCD brightera technology
XGA resolution for crisply detailed presentations
Ultra short throw distance
Bright, clear images with maximum 3,300 lumens colour light output
Bright, high contrast projector for mid-size classrooms and meeting rooms: with easy installation and low ownership costs
Easy wall mounting
Does not support full HD
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Sony VPL-SX631 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $179 (12%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPL-SX631 of £762.00 ($762.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $542.75.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the VPL-SX631 will cost $62 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Resolution

The VPL-SX631 has a 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The VPL-SX631's noise level of 33dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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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 VPL-SX631 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 77% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the VPL-SX631 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The VPL-SX631 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the VPL-SX631 of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 64% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The VPL-SX631 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-SX631 of 225W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 46% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Sony VPL-SX631 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Sony VPL-SX631 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony c056zs00, sony vplsx631, sony c056za00

Barcodes:

04058154054543, 05013493264625

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