NEC M271 vs Optoma W310

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NEC M271
Optoma W310

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
17% longer service life of lamp Edit
The NEC M271 has a service life of lamp of 6,000h. That's 1,000h longer than the Optoma W310 (5,000h).
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The NEC M271 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Optoma W310 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The NEC M271 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Optoma W310 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The NEC M271 has an ethernet LAN, however the Optoma W310 does not have an ethernet LAN.
Quieter noise level Edit
The NEC M271 has a noise level of 26dB, but the Optoma W310 is a 29dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The NEC M271 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W higher than the Optoma W310 (2W).
Built-in display Edit
The NEC M271 has a built-in display, whereas the Optoma W310 does not have a built-in display.
19W lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The NEC M271 is a 172W power consumption during PowerSave projector. That's 19W lower than the Optoma W310 (191W).
Available from 3 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£11.00 cheaper to run
The NEC M271 only costs £64.80 to run over five years whereas the Optoma W310 costs £75.80 to run (17% more). Read more
6 Reasons For
300 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
Optoma W310 is 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, but the NEC M271 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (300 ANSI lumens dimmer).
0.02" bigger matrix size Edit
The Optoma W310 has a matrix size of 0.65", however the NEC M271 is only a 0.63" matrix size projector (0.02" smaller).
50W bigger bulb power Edit
The Optoma W310 is a 195W lamp power projector, whereas the NEC M271 is only a 145W lamp power projector (50W smaller).
3D Edit
The Optoma W310 supports 3D, whereas the NEC M271 does not support 3D. 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.

A lot lighter Edit
Optoma W310 is 2.4kg heavy, but the NEC M271 is a 3kg heavy projector (640g heavier).
Cheaper by £63
The Optoma W310 costs £321.99, whereas the NEC M271 is £385.26.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
NEC M271 is only 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 300 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma W310 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller matrix size Edit
The NEC M271 is a 0.63" matrix size projector. That's 0.02" smaller than the Optoma W310 (0.65").
Smaller bulb power Edit
The NEC M271 is a 145W lamp power projector. That's 50W smaller than the Optoma W310 (195W).
Does not support 3D Edit
The NEC M271 does not support 3D, however the Optoma W310 supports 3D. 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.

Heavier Edit
NEC M271 is 3kg heavy. That's 640g heavier than the Optoma W310 (2.4kg).
£63 more expensive
The NEC M271 is more expensive than the Optoma W310 by £63.27.
Over two years older
The NEC M271 is older than the Optoma W310 by two years.
10 Reasons Against
20% shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma W310 has a service life of lamp of 5,000h, however the NEC M271 is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Optoma W310 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the NEC M271 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Optoma W310 has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity, however the NEC M271 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma W310 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the NEC M271 has an ethernet LAN.
Louder noise level Edit
The Optoma W310 is a 29dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the NEC M271 (29dB). 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma W310 has an RMS rated power of 2W, however the NEC M271 is a 10W RMS rated power projector (8W higher).
Does not have a built-in display Edit
The Optoma W310 does not have a built-in display, however the NEC M271 does.
19W higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Optoma W310 is a 191W power consumption during PowerSave projector, whereas the NEC M271 is a 172W power consumption during PowerSave projector (19W lower).
Not as many stockists
The Optoma W310 is only stocked by 4 stores, however the NEC M271 is stocked by 7 shops. 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.
Higher running costs over five years by £11.00
The Optoma W310 costs £75.80 to run which is £11.00 more to run than the NEC M271 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.95
Total running cost £ 64.80
Purchase price £ 385.26
Total cost of ownership £ 450.06
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.69
Total running cost £ 75.80
Purchase price £ 321.99
Total cost of ownership £ 397.79
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.32T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-30 - 30 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.63" 0.65"
BEST
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 80%
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 91.1kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 85kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.3kHz
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
1,620 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.7 - 14.7 1 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 300 27.2 - 300
Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
110W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
145W 195W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
6,000h
BEST
5,000h

Lens System

Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 115%
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 2.2 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range (f-F)
17.5 - 29 21.8 - 23.98
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
26dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W
BEST
2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour of Product
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Display Diagonal
0.59" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
BEST
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.4W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
193W
BEST
225W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
172W
BEST
191W
Power Consumption (max)
239W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 0 - 85
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-10 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
CE; ErP; TÜV GS; RoHS ; Gost-R Unknown - Click to provide data
RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3kg 2.4kg
BEST
Height
99mm 102mm
Depth
257mm 224mm
Width
339mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
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