Acer C120 vs Asus S1

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Acer C120
Asus S1

Top Prices

Ebuyer
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 4 left!
Misco
Checked 12 hours ago
Standard delivery: £5.99
In stock, only 4 left!
PC World Business
Checked 1 hour ago
Delivery unknown
In stock, only 8 left!
BT Shop
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £3.49
In stock
Maplin Electronics
Checked 16 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
Amazon UK
Checked 10 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
GoGoDigital
Checked 9 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
Acer C120 is 180g heavy. That's 162g lighter than the Asus S1 (342g).
£60 cheaper
The Acer C120 costs £219.99, whereas the Asus S1 is £279.70.
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).
4 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).
10,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Asus S1 has a service life of lamp of 30,000h, however the Acer C120 is only a 20,000h lamp service life projector (10,000h shorter).
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
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

5 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 service life of lamp Edit
The Acer C120 has a service life of lamp of 20,000h. That's 10,000h shorter than the Asus S1 (30,000h).
Not as many stockists
Only 4 stores sells the Acer C120, however 6 sellers sell the Asus S1. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One year older
The Acer C120 is older than the Asus S1 by one year.
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).
3 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 £60
The Asus S1 is £59.71 more expensive 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

48 months Ago 37 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 £ 279.70
Total cost of ownership £ 293.65
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
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 (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WVGA (854x480)
 WVGA (854x480)
Projector Brightness
100 ANSI lumens 200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3"
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
32.2kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.6kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.73 - 2.43
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
10 - 100 30 - 100
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

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

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
0 - 1.87 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
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

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 32dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28dB
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour of Product
 White
 Silver
 White
 Silver
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
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 (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32W

Battery

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

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
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

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

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
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
BEST
 USB
 AC
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