Acer C120 vs Asus S1

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Acer C120
Asus S1

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
32.2kHz higher maximum horizontal synchronization Edit
The Acer C120 has a maximum horizontal synchronization of 32.2kHz, whereas the Asus S1 is only a unknownkHz maximum horizontal synchronization projector (32.2kHz lower).
Higher maximum vertical synchronization Edit
The Acer C120 has a maximum vertical synchronization of 0.6kHz, but the Asus S1 is only a unknownkHz maximum vertical synchronization projector (0.6kHz lower).
Lighter Edit
Acer C120 is 180g heavy. That's 162g lighter than the Asus S1 (342g).
£59 cheaper
The Acer C120 costs £130.54, whereas the Asus S1 is £189.91.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 5 reviews, the Acer C120 has an average expert review score of 66%, but the Asus S1 has an average rating of 65% (based on 38 reviews).
8 Reasons For
100 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
Asus S1 is 200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Acer C120 is only a 100 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Vastly bigger matrix size Edit
The Asus S1 has a matrix size of 0.3", however the Acer C120 is only a unknown" matrix size projector (0.3" smaller).
10,000h longer lamp service life Edit
The Asus S1 has a lamp service life of 30,000h, however the Acer C120 is only a 20,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h shorter).
Vastly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus S1 has an RMS rated power of 2W, however the Acer C120 is only a unknownW RMS rated power projector (2W lower).
Longer maximum battery life Edit
The Asus S1 is a 3h maximum battery life projector. That's 3h longer than the Acer C120 (3h).
6,000mAh bigger battery capacity Edit
The Asus S1 is a 6,000mAh battery capacity projector. That's 6,000mAh bigger than the Acer C120 (6,000mAh).
Moderately narrower Edit
The Asus S1 is a 110.5mm wide projector, whereas the Acer C120 is a 120mm wide projector (9.5mm wider).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Asus S1 is 86%, but the average rating of the Acer C120 is 70% (based on 14 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer C120 is only 100 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Asus S1 (200 ANSI lumens).
50% shorter lamp service life Edit
The Acer C120 is a 20,000h lamp service life projector. That's 10,000h shorter than the Asus S1 (30,000h).
Wider Edit
The Acer C120 is a 120mm wide projector. That's 9.5mm wider than the Asus S1 (110.5mm).
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Acer C120 only has an average user rating of 70%, but the Asus S1 has an average user rating of 86% (based on 32 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
A lot heavier Edit
Asus S1 is 342g heavy, but the Acer C120 is a 180g heavy projector (162g lighter).
More expensive by £59
The Asus S1 is £59.37 more expensive than the Acer C120.
Not as many stockists
The Asus S1 is only stocked by 30 shops, however the Acer C120 is stocked by 31 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by three months
The Asus S1 is three months older than the Acer C120.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The Asus S1 only has an average expert score of 65%, but the Acer C120 has an average expert rating of 66% (based on 5 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 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

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

33 months Ago 36 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
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

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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0.069T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.069 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
2
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WVGA (854x480)
 WVGA (854x480)
Projector Brightness
100 ANSI lumens 200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3"
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
32.2kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.6kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.73 - 2.43
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
10 - 100 30 - 100
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
20,000h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

Aperture Range
0 - 1.87 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

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

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 32dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 28dB
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 White
 Silver
 White
 Silver
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

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

Power

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

Battery

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

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 122mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 240mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 186mm
Weight
180g
BEST
342g
Height
25.7mm
BEST
30.7mm
Depth
82mm
BEST
102mm
Width
120mm 110.5mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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