Sony VPLDX120 Review
|Value for Money||
|$75 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 40?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $75 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp
Sony VPLDX120 In-Depth Analysis
Based on 628 expert and owner reviews (including 90 verified purchases), Sony has excellent ratings for its projectors. Sony also has excellent ratings specifically for its projectors compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Sony data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
The cheapeast multimedia projectors that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000. We think that this data projector has an average price.
Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Sony VPLDX120 of £609.34 ($609.34) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $185.66.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The VPLDX120 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this Sony projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.
Quite Loud Noise Level
The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB. The VPLDX120 has one of the louder noise levels (40 decibels) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The VPLDX120 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
At only 3,000 hours, the Sony VPLDX120 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Sony VPLDX120 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens. The VPLDX120 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.
Released Over Five Years Ago
Sony released the VPLDX120 in July 2012.
Running Costs Are OK
The VPLDX120 has an average running cost of $75 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.
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