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Acer C120 vs Asus S1

Acer C120 vs Asus S1

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Acer C120
Asus S1

Top Prices

Ebuyer
Checked 21 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 3 left!
Argos
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £6.95
Amazon UK
Checked 1 day ago
Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
Edrick-Tech
Checked 13 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Ebuyer Business
Checked 12 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (55 available)
Ebuyer
Checked 21 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (19 available)
Amazon UK
Checked 5 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
GoGoDigital
Checked 11 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
2dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer C120 has a noise level of 30dB, but the Asus S1 is a 32dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

£69 cheaper
The Acer C120 costs £126.16, whereas the Asus S1 is £195.65.
Available from 2 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 6 reviews, the Acer C120 has an average expert review score of 66%, but the Asus S1 has an average rating of 65% (based on 40 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).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus S1 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Acer C120 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Asus S1 is 86%, but the average rating of the Acer C120 is 69% (based on 28 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 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).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer C120 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Asus S1 does. Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Appreciably Lower user review Score
The Acer C120 only has an average user rating of 69%, but the Asus S1 has an average user rating of 86% (based on 32 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Asus S1 is a 32dB noise level projector. That's 2dB louder than the Acer C120 (32dB). 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.

More expensive by £69
The Asus S1 is £69.49 more expensive than the Acer C120.
Not as many stockists
The Asus S1 is only stocked by 21 retailers, however the Acer C120 is stocked by 23 stores. 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.
Older by three months
The Asus S1 is three months older 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 6 reviews).

Awards

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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

37 months Ago 41 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 £ 195.65
Total cost of ownership £ 209.60
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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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"
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
32.2kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.6kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
75 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.4 - 3.7 0.73 - 2.43
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
10 - 100 30 - 100
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
20,000h 30,000h
BEST

Lens System

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

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
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
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
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
32dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28dB
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 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
 Handheld remote control
 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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