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A few Asus S1 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon this month “A beautiful projector, not enough connectivity” in their Asus S1 review. Mark mentioned “Beautifully made, some useful aspects such as USB charger.”. Simon Sarginson gave this projector a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this projector in October last year “It's a pretty good projector for it's form factor the battery lasting”.
Several Asus S1 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was a good design. Mark wrote “Very cool design” in his Asus S1 review however despite that he only gave it a score of 3 stars. Xoanito wrote this month “The design is really classy”.
One Asus S1 owner who bought it concluded that it was neat. Simon Sarginson gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he said in his review of this projector “It's pretty neat it has near HD picture quality in built speakers a movie's worth of battery charge a headphone jack”.
One person who bought the product thought it was well designed. Two years ago Cesinge gave this projector a score of 4 stars and mentioned “The pouch is well designed to contain the power supply”.
Easy to Use
Several people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Cesinge mentioned “The device is extremely easy to use” in their review of the Asus S1. Cesinge also mentioned “I usually work with of a projected image of about 1-1.5m wide.) It comes with a handy small pouch, very easy to wear”. In October last year Janice Campbell rated the product as very good and she said on Amazon “It's simply amazing and simple to use !”.
One Asus S1 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Xoanito said on Amazon this year “The not very good controls, (thankfully I like the same settings all the time”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Toofar wrote two years ago “Surprisingly simple to set up and use” and scored it 5 stars.
One customer who bought the Asus S1 considered that it had a good experience. This year Brian Moore mentioned in his review “I may be being unfair on this little projector, so I'll simply describe my experience with it” yet he only gave it a score of 1 stars.
Six people concluded that it was wifi compatible. Three years ago Design Counts said “Excellent except the WiFi” in their review of the Asus S1. Design Counts also mentioned “Please fix the software so that the B1M uses industry standard wireless content beaming technology”. Trotter said in their Asus S1 review three years ago “Is it "Wireless"? Here is my only disappointment with the projector.” .
A few Asus S1 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. Xoanito wrote in October “The USB is great for powering chromecast/fire stick.” in their review of this projector. Pcper.com mentioned “The S1 Skype phone is a USB and wireless accessory that enables you to take your Skype phone calls, contact lists”.
Two people who reviewed the product thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Cesinge mentioned on Amazon two years ago “And so an HDMI port was a plus”. Rhj501 mentioned on Amazon in the same month “We had the screen size huge! Really useful as it takes hdmi and comes with a vga cable so good for tv in as well as laptops”.
One customer said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Xoanito mentioned in their review of this projector in October “If you are going fully digital connectivity is excellent”.
Some Asus S1 reviewers who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was lightweight. Jt mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Compact, lightweight and yet with crystal clear presentation this is a wonderful projector”. Tim Grant mentioned in his review of the Asus S1 on Amazon two years ago “It is lightweight and small in size”. Expert website Tbreak.ae wrote “A no-brainer for anyone who needs a portable projector that's lightweight and ready to use in a matter of seconds”.
Two customers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Ian a said in his review on Amazon “Compact and powerful - exactly what is needed for a portable unit when a presentation is required”.
Good Sound Quality
Several Asus S1 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Asus S1 had good sound quality. Trotter said “If you do have a pair of speakers you can easily plug in (to your computer or the projector), go for it” in their review of this projector. Xoanito wrote on Amazon in October this year “The audio port gives excellent sound on headphones”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Three Asus S1 owners who bought the Asus S1 mentioned that it was quiet. Agj said “Unit has worked well for 10 months - quiet in Eco mode” in their review of the Asus S1. In October this year Brian Moore said in his review of this projector “Seems to be relatively quiet and I did not check the speaker”. Xoanito wrote on Amazon “It's a fairly silent projector for a small room”.
Some customers who reviewed this projector mentioned that it was noisy. Mike scored this projector 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “Not too noisy at all with all the cables needed”. Trotter rated the product 5 stars and mentioned three years ago “Nice decent sound, loud enough to cover the noise of the fan (which, btw, is a bit loud)” in their Asus S1 review.
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Good Product Quality
Some people wrote that it was good quality. Soheil Sheko mentioned in October last year “Good quality picture” and scored this projector very highly. Soheil Sheko also mentioned “For its size it does a good job the picture quality is good up to 100”. Xiaowen Li mentioned two years ago “It just peel off from the control, never has such bad quality remote control before” in their review of the Asus S1.
Running Costs Are Low
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the S1 will cost only £14 over 1 year to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age.
Good Battery Life
A number of Asus S1 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Asus S1 had a good battery life. Mike gave it a very good review score and he mentioned last year “The battery works well and the audio from the projector is more then sufficient though you can of course ad a speaker if you like”. Two years ago Rhj501 wrote in their review of this projector on Amazon “Highly recommended because it also has an inbuilt battery making it portable.”. Jamonline.ph said “Good battery life”.
Good Picture Quality
Some Asus S1 reviewers who purchased the Asus S1 agreed that it had good picture quality. One customer thought this projector was good for watching movies. Xiaowen Li wrote in their review “It's good for project for movies and photos.”.
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Tweaktown.com highlighted in their review that this data projector provided a good bang for your buck.
Good Remote Control
A few customers who purchased this projector agreed that it had a good remote control. In October Xoanito said “Why the 4 stars? Simply, no remote, which I find terrible for an item at this price” in their review of this projector.
Good High Def TV
One customer mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV.
Some Asus S1 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Ten years ago Trustedreviews.com wrote on Trusted Reviews “It's a solid phone that works reliably” in their Asus S1 review and scored the product 4 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au rated the product 4 stars and said on Good Gear Guide.com.au in the same month “On a whole this is a solid VoIP handset with good wireless range”.
Asus is one of the superior projector manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Asus also has good ratings for its 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus S1 has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the S1 which do not have a built-in speaker.
Very Quiet Noise Level
Across all the 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the S1 the noise levels range from 32dB to 40dB. The Asus S1 has a quite quiet noise level (only 32 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Long Lamp Service Life
The lamp service lives of 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years range from 2,000h to 30,000h, and the average lamp service life is 18,000h. With a lamp service life of 30,000 hours, the Asus S1 has one of the longer lamp service lives amongst 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.
Very Long Maximum Battery Life
With a maximum battery life of 3 hours, the Asus S1 has one of the longest maximum battery life amongst projectors of this age. Across all the comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the S1 the maximum battery life range from 1.5h to 3h.
The Asus S1 is one of the narrower projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S1 (only 110.5 millimeters) amongst similar spec multimedia projectors of this age. The narrowest 1000:1 contrast ratio projector that has been around for a similar time to the S1 is 72mm wide and the widest is 470mm.
One Asus S1 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Xoanito said a few weeks ago “This is more expensive than other devices of the same specs” however they still scored this projector 80 out of 100. One customer concluded that it was not a bargain for the price. Mr Nigel J Seth-Smith wrote in his Asus S1 review “Not cheap.” .
One customer who bought it concluded that it was not good value for money. Mark said in his review of the Asus S1 “I really wasted my money on this as it simply does not have any value as a home movie projector”.
Does Not Support 3D Image Projection
Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the Asus S1 does not support 3D image projection.
Does Not Support Full HD Projection
The Asus S1 does not support Full HD projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the S1 also do not support Full HD projection.
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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Most multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the S1 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Asus S1 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.
Only WVGA (854x480) Native Projector Resolution
The highest resolution of the Asus S1 is WVGA (854x480). That's 60% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800). The best resolution of all multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the S1 is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is VGA (640x480).
Only Fixed Zoom Ratio
This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as it.
Quite Small Matrix Size
Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the S1 the matrix sizes range from 0.3" to 0.96", and the average matrix size is 0.63". With a matrix size of only 0.3 inches, the Asus S1 has one of the smallest matrix sizes amongst projectors of this age.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market for over three years.
Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 200 ANSI lumens, the Asus S1 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec.
Native Projector Resolution
200 ANSI lumens
0.73 - 2.43
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 100
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Lamp Service Life
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
Integrated Card Reader
Noise Level in Economy Mode
RMS Rated Power
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Maximum Battery Life
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40
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