Optoma GT1080 vs Optoma HD36

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Optoma GT1080
Optoma HD36

Top Prices

Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
Currys
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (10 available)
PC World
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (20 available)
CompAdvance
Out of stock
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Kent Home Cinema
Out of stock
Harrow Audio
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

8 Reasons For
2,500h longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,000h, however the Optoma HD36 is only a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2,500h shorter).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a lamp service life of 5,000h, but the Optoma HD36 is only a 4,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h shorter).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has two HDMI ports, however the Optoma HD36 only has one HDMI port.
Significantly lighter Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2.7kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is a 4.5kg heavy projector (1.9kg heavier).
23% narrower Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a width of 315mm, however the Optoma HD36 is a 386mm wide projector (71mm wider).
Cheaper by £392
The Optoma GT1080 is £391.99 cheaper than the Optoma HD36.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Two more awards
The Optoma GT1080 has 3 awards from expert review sites, but the Optoma HD36 has 1 award.
8 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma GT1080 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector. That's 120W bigger than the Optoma GT1080 (310W).
DVI port Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a DVI port, however the Optoma GT1080 does not have a DVI port.
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Optoma HD36 is two, but the Optoma GT1080 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 30W RMS rated power projector. That's 20W higher than the Optoma GT1080 (30W).
More popular
The Optoma HD36 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 56242 by sales volume in our projectors, however the Optoma GT1080 ranks No. 74570.
Expert reviews are a bit better
The Optoma HD36 has an average expert review score of 77% based on 3 reviews, however the Optoma GT1080 has an average rating of 75% (based on 12 reviews).
User reviews are better
The Optoma HD36 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Optoma GT1080 has an average rating of 92% (based on 81 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
200 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma HD36 is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens brighter).
120W smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a lamp power of 190W, however the Optoma HD36 is a 310W lamp power projector (120W bigger).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma GT1080 does not have a DVI port, however the Optoma HD36 has a DVI port.
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Optoma HD36 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Hugely lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has an RMS rated power of 10W, but the Optoma HD36 is a 30W RMS rated power projector (20W higher).
Older by three months
The Optoma GT1080 is three months older than the Optoma HD36.
Less popular
The Optoma GT1080 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 74570 by number of sales in our projectors, whereas the Optoma HD36 ranks No. 56242.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The average expert rating of the Optoma GT1080 is only 75%, whereas the average expert rating of the Optoma HD36 is 77% (based on 3 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma GT1080 is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD36 is 100% (based on 1 review).
8 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 3,500h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2,500h shorter than the Optoma GT1080 (3,500h).
1,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD36 is a 4,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma GT1080 (4,000h).
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Optoma HD36 is one, but the Optoma GT1080 only has two HDMI ports.
42% heavier Edit
The Optoma HD36 has a weight of 4.5kg. That's 1.9kg heavier than the Optoma GT1080 (4.5kg).
Wider Edit
Optoma HD36 is 386mm wide. That's 71mm wider than the Optoma GT1080 (386mm).
£392 more expensive
The Optoma HD36 is more expensive than the Optoma GT1080 by £391.99.
Less retailers
Only 12 stores sells the Optoma HD36, whereas 13 stores sell the Optoma GT1080. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Optoma HD36 has received 1 award, the Optoma GT1080 has received 3 awards.

Awards

3 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 114.25
Purchase price £ 799.99
Total cost of ownership £ 914.24
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% 80%
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.15kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.38kHz
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,073.4M
Zoom Ratio
 1.5:1
 1.5:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.5 - 3.35 1.2 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
45.3 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
3,500h
Lamp Power
190W 310W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
4,000h

Lens System

Offset
116% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.42 - 2.98
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.77 - 31.173

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone input
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 27dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
10W 30W
BEST

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 345W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
233W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 110 - 220
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg
BEST
4.5kg
Height
114mm
BEST
162mm
Depth
315mm 280mm
BEST
Width
315mm
BEST
386mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Cable Included
 HDMI
BEST
 HDMI

Other Features

F-Number / Relative Aperture
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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