Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite X27

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Acer K137
Epson PowerLite X27

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Acer K137 is a 30,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 20,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite X27 (10,000h).
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Acer K137 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 15,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5,000h).
3D image projection Edit
The Acer K137 supports 3D image projection, whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 does not support 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Full HD projection Edit
The Acer K137 supports Full HD projection, however the Epson PowerLite X27 does not support Full HD projection. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Acer K137 has a noise level of 31dB, but the Epson PowerLite X27 is a 37dB noise level projector (6dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Two built-in speakers Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Acer K137 is two, but the Epson PowerLite X27 only has one built-in speaker.
2.1kg lighter Edit
Acer K137 is 510g heavy. That's 2.1kg lighter than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2.6kg).
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£63.73 cheaper to run
The Acer K137 only costs £28.84 to run over five years whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 costs £92.57 to run (221% more). Read more
11 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer K137 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Vastly bigger matrix size Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 0.55" matrix size projector. That's 0.55" bigger than the Acer K137 (0.55").
2,700 ANSI lumens brighter colour light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a colour light output of 2,700 ANSI lumens, whereas the Acer K137 is only a unknown ANSI lumens colour light output projector (2,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly brighter white light output Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a white light output of 2,700 ANSI lumens, however the Acer K137 is only a unknown ANSI lumens white light output projector (2,700 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly brighter brightness in economy mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a brightness in economy mode of 1,890 ANSI lumens, however the Acer K137 is only a unknown ANSI lumens brightness in economy mode projector (1,890 ANSI lumens dimmer).
1,070M higher number of colours Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 1,070M colour projector, whereas the Acer K137 is only a unknownM colour projector (1,070M lower).
200W bigger lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 200W lamp power projector. That's 200W bigger than the Acer K137 (200W).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Acer K137 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 5W RMS rated power projector. That's 2W higher than the Acer K137 (5W).
£37 cheaper
The Epson PowerLite X27 costs £357.73, whereas the Acer K137 is £395.00.
User reviews are better
The Epson PowerLite X27 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, but the Acer K137 has an average rating of 95% (based on 13 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer K137 is only 700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Epson PowerLite X27 (2,700 ANSI lumens).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Acer K137 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Acer K137 is a 3W RMS rated power projector. That's 2W lower than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5W).
£37 more expensive
The Acer K137 is more expensive than the Epson PowerLite X27 by £37.27.
Lower user review Score
The Acer K137 has an average user rating of 95%, but the Epson PowerLite X27 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
10 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 10,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 20,000h shorter than the Acer K137 (10,000h).
15,000h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector. That's 15,000h shorter than the Acer K137 (5,000h).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 does not support 3D image projection, however the Acer K137 supports 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 does not support Full HD projection, but the Acer K137 supports Full HD projection. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Louder noise level Edit
The Epson PowerLite X27 has a noise level of 37dB, but the Acer K137 is a 31dB noise level projector (6dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Only one built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Epson PowerLite X27 is one, but the Acer K137 only has two built-in speakers.
81% heavier Edit
Epson PowerLite X27 is 2.6kg heavy. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Acer K137 (2.6kg).
Not as many stockists
Only 2 retailers sells the Epson PowerLite X27, however 4 sellers sell the Acer K137. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Epson PowerLite X27 is older than the Acer K137 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 221%
The running costs of the Epson PowerLite X27 are £92.57 which is £63.73 more than the Acer K137 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 28.84
Purchase price £ 395.00
Total cost of ownership £ 423.84
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 91.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.55
Total running cost £ 92.57
Purchase price £ 357.73
Total cost of ownership £ 450.30
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.14T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens 2,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 30
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
0.03kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,890 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 1.7:1
BEST
 1.7:1
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2.17
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 1.8
Projection Distance
0.60 - 3.20 1.8 - 2.17
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
30,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Lamp Service Life
20,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.58 - 1.72
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.9 - 20.28
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
BEST
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
 Full HD projection
Video Processing
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 bit
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
31dB
BEST
37dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
 Windows operating system
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
2D/3D Image Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
AAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,PCM,WAV,WMA Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
RMS Rated Power
3W 5W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Document Format
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 XLS
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 XLS

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Typical Power Consumption
90W
BEST
284W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100
 230
 120 - 230
 120
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
510g
BEST
2.6kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 86mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 244mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 297mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
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