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Acer U5220

£889.97
A 2 year old 13000:1 1024 x 768 projector with adequate features but a price that represents not very good value for money
13000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 33dB Oct 2015
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Acer U5220 Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Acer U5220 number 770 across all projectors.
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Poor
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Average Features
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1 Year Old
66
£96 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £96 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

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Acer Direct £889.97 Go to Store
Reichelt UK £938.95 Go to Store
Projectorshop24 £989.90 Go to Store

Acer U5220 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Very Good Projector Reviews

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £889.97 it is more expensive than 58% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £440 (49%)

There was a cheaper price of £449.98 at Ebuyer 63 days ago.

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Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The Acer U5220 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Acer projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The Acer U5220's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 20% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer U5220 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer U5220 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

The Acer U5220's noise level of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Acer U5220's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 35% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Acer projector has been on the market since October 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the U5220 is £96 over 1 year based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer mrjl211001, acer bcw3za00, acer bcw3zs00
Barcodes 04053162839946, 04713147621576, 04713147621583, 05054629947302

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