Asus S1 vs Optoma PK301

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Asus S1
Optoma PK301

Top Prices

Ebuyer
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (29 available)
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
eBay
GoGoDigital
Out of stock
CCL Computers
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

9 Reasons For
100 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Asus S1 has a projector brightness of 200 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma PK301 is only a 100 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
10,000h longer lamp service life Edit
The Asus S1 has a lamp service life of 30,000h, whereas the Optoma PK301 is only a 20,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h shorter).
1.5W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus S1 has an RMS rated power of 2W, whereas the Optoma PK301 is only a 0.5W RMS rated power projector (1.5W lower).
50% longer maximum battery life Edit
The Asus S1 is a 3h maximum battery life projector. That's 1.5h longer than the Optoma PK301 (1.5h).
Marginally narrower Edit
Asus S1 is 110.5mm wide, but the Optoma PK301 is a 120mm wide projector (9.5mm wider).
Cheaper by £179
The Asus S1 costs £179.25 less than the Optoma PK301.
28 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Asus S1 is 65% based on 38 reviews, however the average rating of the Optoma PK301 is 60% (based on 2 reviews).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Asus S1 is 86% based on 32 reviews, however the average rating of the Optoma PK301 is 78% (based on 24 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Integrated card reader Edit
The Optoma PK301 has an integrated card reader, however the Asus S1 does not have an integrated card reader.
Larger internal storage capacity Edit
The Optoma PK301 is a 55GB internal storage capacity projector. That's 55GB larger than the Asus S1 (55GB).
Bigger maximum memory card size Edit
Optoma PK301 is 32GB Maximum memory card size. That's 32GB bigger than the Asus S1 (32GB).
Lighter Edit
The Optoma PK301 is a 235g heavy projector. That's 107g lighter than the Asus S1 (235g).
Handheld remote control Edit
The Optoma PK301 has a handheld remote control, whereas the Asus S1 does not.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not have an integrated card reader Edit
The Asus S1 does not have an integrated card reader, whereas the Optoma PK301 has an integrated card reader.
A lot heavier Edit
The Asus S1 has a weight of 342g, however the Optoma PK301 is a 235g heavy projector (107g lighter).
Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Asus S1 does not have a handheld remote control, but the Optoma PK301 does.
10 Reasons Against
100 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma PK301 is a 100 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Asus S1 (100 ANSI lumens).
50% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma PK301 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 10,000h shorter than the Asus S1 (20,000h).
Three times lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma PK301 is a 0.5W RMS rated power projector. That's 1.5W lower than the Asus S1 (0.5W).
1.5h shorter maximum battery life Edit
The Optoma PK301 has a maximum battery life of 1.5h, whereas the Asus S1 is a 3h maximum battery life projector (1.5h longer).
Wider Edit
The Optoma PK301 has a width of 120mm. That's 9.5mm wider than the Asus S1 (120mm).
£179 more expensive
The Optoma PK301 is more expensive than the Asus S1 by £179.25.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Optoma PK301, but 29 retailers sell the Asus S1. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Three months older
The Optoma PK301 is older than the Asus S1 by three months.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Optoma PK301 is only 60%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus S1 is 65% (based on 38 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Optoma PK301 is only 78%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus S1 is 86% (based on 32 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
hispazone.com: Recommended Product
ixbt.com: Original Design
madboxpc.com: Recommended
oclab.ru: Best Choice
ozeros.com: Recommended
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Best Value Award
xfastest.com: Fastest Media
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 months Ago 39 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 10.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 13.95
Purchase price £ 189.91
Total cost of ownership £ 203.86
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.069T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.069 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WVGA (854x480)
 WVGA (854x480)
Projector Brightness
200 ANSI lumens
BEST
100 ANSI lumens
Matrix Size
0.3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.73 - 2.43 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Service Life
30,000h
BEST
20,000h

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
 Mini
 Mini
AV Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV input

Networking

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

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 SDHC
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 SD
 SDHC
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
 Integrated card reader
BEST
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 55GB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB

Performance

Noise Level
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 ENG
 DEU
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 ENG
 DEU
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Supported Audio Format
Unknown - Click to provide data AAC,ADPCM,MP3,OGG,PCM
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
BEST
RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
0.5W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 DC
 AC
 DC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
32W Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Maximum Battery Life
3h
BEST
1.5h
Battery Capacity
6,000mAh Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
CB/ CE/ FCC/ VCCI/ UL/ CU/ C-Tick/ CCC/ TUV-GS/ PSE Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
1.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
122mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
240mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
186mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
342g 235g
BEST
Height
30.7mm 30mm
BEST
Depth
102mm 70mm
BEST
Width
110.5mm
BEST
120mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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