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Asus P1 Projector

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 28dB 200 ANSI Lumens Jul 2013
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Nine industry awards
Good product quality
Good picture quality
45 Reviews + 9 Awards
hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended insidehw.com Approved tbreak.ae Recommended Product Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

This projector is one of the most awarded of all the projectors of this age and spec.

The experts at review sites Overclock3d.net, Hard-h2o.com, Tbreak.ae, Gagadget.com, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Alphr.com all recommend this 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector and have given it their "Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites both thought that this projector was good. The editor of review website Expert Reviews gave this multimedia projector a "Best Buy" award and decided it would make a great purchase and it received a "Silver Award" from review site Hardwaremx.com who wrote it was very good.

One additional expert review site wrote that this Asus projector was good. This Asus multimedia projector received an "Approved" award from Insidehw.com.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this data projector is 71 out of 100 based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, 01net.com and nomobile.ru.

User Reviews Are Good

P1 owners on average rated this projector 80%. Over 80% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus Has Good Projector Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated multimedia projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

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Good Picture Quality

Two customers who purchased the Asus P1 agreed that it had good picture quality. Expert website Xsreviews.co.uk said “As graphics cards get more powerful, now with upto 4 GPUs capable of running simultaneously there is an insane bottleneck with the CPU” in their review of this projector.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners who bought it thought it was compact. Expert website Laptopmag.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Asus P1 “The ASUS P1 Portable LED Projector delivers a bright and sharp image in a compact design”. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this projector “The compact P1M Portable LED Projector weighs a mere 415g” . They also said “Asus has unveiled the new P1M Portable LED Projector, which delivers bright, crystal clear presentations in a compact package” in their review.


Design

Good Product Quality

Three owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality. Expert website Evogadget.com said in their review of this projector “Because they have always kept a high quality bar”. Three years ago A., wrote “Brilliant picture quality in a darkened room” in their review of this projector. Four years ago Fred gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “Great images quality, perfect in the dark”.

Nice Design

Three owners who bought the Asus P1 wrote that it was well designed. Expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au scored it 70 out of 100 and wrote ten years ago “The design could be improved.”.

Robust

Two people concluded that it was strong and durable. Expert website Amdzone.com gave the Asus P1 a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Though thats promising, Ageia still has tough competition ahead” in their review of this projector. Expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote “The $499 ASUS P1 Portable LED Projector fills those needs well, offering a bright image and easy-to-use controls in a sturdy, subdue” in their review of this projector and scored the product 4 stars out of 5.

Ceiling Mountable

The Asus P1 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this data projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Two customers thought it was good value for money. Expert website Alphr.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Near faultless design at an easily affordable price”. Flash gave the Asus P1 a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Amazon “Very good display and brightness(xcept cost!”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2013 when this 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector was released.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type, the Asus P1 does not support full HD.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus P1 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector range from 110 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,200 ANSI lumens. When compared to other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this data projector, the projector brightness of the Asus P1 of only 200 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Asus P1 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768) and the best is WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Lamps

Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector is 200h and the longest is 30,000h. When compared to other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector that we have assessed the service life of lamp of, the Asus P1's service life of lamp of 30,000 hours is one of the longest.

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Storage

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus P1 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age do not have a card reader integrated.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Asus P1 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Asus P1 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Asus P1 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of data projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector is 37dB, and the noise levels range from 28dB to 73dB. When compared to other projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Asus P1's noise level of only 28 decibels is one of the quietest.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00886227164295, 00886227164318, 04716659164319

Asus P1 Review Sources

To prepare this Asus P1 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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