Acer H5381BD
Acer H5381BD
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Acer H5381BD

A bargain buy 20000:1 1280 x 720 projector with average features and very low running costs
20000:1 720p (1280x720) Yes 30dB Feb 2016
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Acer H5381BD
Acer Home H5381BD - DLP‎, HD (1280x720)‎, 3200 ANSI, 20000:1‎, 68.58 cm (27 ") - 300"‎, 200W‎, NTSC, PAL, SECAM, 30/26 dBA ‎, 254W, 2.4Kg
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Acer H5381BD Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Acer H5381BD number 322 across all projectors.
Very Good
Average Features
18 Months Old
£82 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £82 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Supports full HD
Quite small bulb power
Does not have a handheld remote control

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £397.97 at Laptops Direct 27 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 48% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Acer H5381BD In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Based on 980 expert and user reviews (including 192 verified purchases), Acer has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 93% of those that bought a Acer multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £479.25 it is cheaper than 72% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £81 (17%)

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb power of the H5381BD of only 200W is in the smallest 19% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The H5381BD does not have a handheld remote control, unlike 79% of projectors which have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The H5381BD has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer H5381BD of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 51% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The H5381BD supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer H5381BD of only 30dB is in the quietest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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1280 X 720 Resolution

The H5381BD has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Acer projector has a 1280 x 720 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of 720p (1280x720). Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Released 18 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2016.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on alright energy prices we estimate that the H5381BD will cost £82 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h5381bdwarranty, acer 1280x720, acer h5381bd
Barcodes 04713392165566, 04713392165573

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