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Overall Score

Acer X1278H

£378.97
A 2 year old 20000:1 1024 x 768 projector with passable features but a price that represents alright value for money
20000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 32dB Dec 2015
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Acer X1278H Review

Released 2 years ago but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Acer X1278H number 534 across all projectors.
66
Good
50
Average Features
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20 Months Old
58
£106 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 60?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £106 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
Has a 3D glasses included
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

Acer X1278H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

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


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features but at £378.97 it is cheaper than 84% of projectors.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The Acer X1278H does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Acer X1278H of 3,800 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 69% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Acer X1278H has a 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Acer X1278H has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Acer X1278H's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Acer X1278H has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Acer X1278H of 32dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Acer X1278H is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This Acer multimedia projector has been on the market since December 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The X1278H is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the X1278H will cost £106 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04713392122460, 04713392122477
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