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Asus S1 vs Optoma PK301

Asus S1 vs Optoma PK301

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Asus S1
Optoma PK301

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Reasons For

6 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 service life of lamp Edit
The Asus S1 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Optoma PK301 is only a 20,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h shorter).
Cheaper by £40
The Asus S1 costs £39.64 less than the Optoma PK301.
3 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 40 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).
3 Reasons For
Card reader integrated Edit
The Optoma PK301 has a card reader integrated, however the Asus S1 does not have a card reader integrated.
3dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma PK301 has a noise level of 29dB, whereas the Asus S1 is a 32dB 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.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Optoma PK301 has a handheld remote control, whereas the Asus S1 does not.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Asus S1 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 3dB louder than the Optoma PK301 (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.

Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Asus S1 does not have a handheld remote control, but the Optoma PK301 does.
7 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 service life of lamp Edit
Optoma PK301 is only 20,000h lamp service life. That's 10,000h shorter than the Asus S1 (20,000h).
£40 more expensive
The Optoma PK301 is more expensive than the Asus S1 by £39.64.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the Optoma PK301, but 4 shops 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 40 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

41 months Ago 43 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 £ 160.35
Total cost of ownership £ 174.30
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Projector Native 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 Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
30 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

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

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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 Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
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 Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
AV Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV input

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
32dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 DEU
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 ENG
 DEU
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Formats Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data AAC,ADPCM,MP3,OGG,PCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 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
Colour
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
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 (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
32W Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

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

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
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

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