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User Reviews Are Average
S1 owners on average rated this projector 76 out of 100.
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”.
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.
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”.
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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.
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.
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
Tweaktown.com highlighted in their review that this projector was good value for money.
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 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors have good ratings on average and across all projectors Asus is one of the superior brands.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus S1 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors of this age and type.
Very Quiet Noise Level
The average noise level of 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as the S1 is 36dB, and the noise levels range from 29dB to 40dB. At only 32 decibels, the Asus S1 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.
Very Long Lamp Service Life
Across all the comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years the lamp service lives range from 2,000h to 30,000h. When compared to other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Asus S1's lamp service life of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.
Very Big Battery Capacity
The battery capacity of projectors of a comparable age and spec to the S1 range from 2,000mAh to 6,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,200mAh. At 6,000 milliamperes * hour, the Asus S1 has a very big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the S1.
Very Long Maximum Battery Life
The Asus S1 has one of the longest maximum battery life (3 hours) amongst 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The shortest maximum battery life of 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the S1 is 2h and the longest is 3h.
Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode
At only 28 decibels, the Asus S1 has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors of this type and age. The average noise level in economy mode of 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S1 is 32dB.
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 Full HD Projection
The Asus S1 does not support Full HD projection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the S1 also do not support Full HD projection.
Does Not Support 3D Image Projection
Like most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the S1, the Asus S1 does not support 3D image projection.
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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Most 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago do not support WiFi connectivity. The Asus S1 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.
Only Fixed Zoom Ratio
This data projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many projectors of this type and age.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The Asus S1 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the S1. Across all the projectors of a comparable type and age to the S1 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 5W, and the average RMS rated power is 3.5W.
Very Small Matrix Size
The Asus S1 has one of the smaller matrix sizes (only 0.3 inches) amongst 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The matrix sizes of data projectors of this age and type range from 0.3" to 0.72".
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Average Running Costs
The average running cost of the S1 is £14 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 9 projectors of this age and spec.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Asus released the S1.
WVGA (854x480) Native Projector Resolution
This projector has a native projector resolution of WVGA (854x480), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on projectors of this type and age.
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Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 200 ANSI lumens, the Asus S1 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other 1000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the S1.
Native Projector Resolution
200 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
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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