Acer K137 vs Epson PowerLite X27
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Acer K137vsEpson PowerLite X27

Acer K137

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and spectacularly economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with very good features
91
Reviews
27 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£21 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
31dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Feb 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 31dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Feb 2015
Epson PowerLite X27

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 3 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 768 resolution projector, with plenty of owner recommendations and good features
72
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£49 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
37dB 1280 X 768 10000:1 No Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 768
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Acer K137

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and spectacularly economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with very good features
91
Reviews
27 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£21 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
31dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Feb 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 31dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Feb 2015
Epson PowerLite X27

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run but 3 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 768 resolution projector, with plenty of owner recommendations and good features
72
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£49 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
37dB 1280 X 768 10000:1 No Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 37dB
Projector Native Resolution 1280 X 768
Contrast Ratio 10000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015

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Reasons For

Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
4 Reasons For
Quieter Noise Level
The Acer K137 has a noise level of 31dB, but the Epson PowerLite X27 is a 37dB projector (6dB louder).

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.

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Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Acer K137 has a service life of lamp of 20,000h. That's 15,000h longer than the Epson PowerLite X27 (5,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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3D
The Acer K137 supports 3D, whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 does not support 3D.

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

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£29 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Acer K137 only costs £21 to run over five years whereas the Epson PowerLite X27 costs £49 to run (139% more).
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Brighter Projector Brightness
Epson PowerLite X27 is 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer K137 (700 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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User Reviews Are Better
The average user review score of the Epson PowerLite X27 is 100% based on 1 review, but the average rating of the Acer K137 is 95% (based on 13 reviews).
Better Brand
Epson projectors have an average rating of 90.4%, however Acer has an average rating of 80.9%.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
1 Award
01net.com: 4 Star
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Epson PowerLite X27 has better user reviews than the Acer K137. The average user reviews score for the Epson PowerLite X27 is 100% based on 1 review, where as the average score for the Acer K137 is 95% based on 13 reviews.
Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Epson has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Epson is 90.35% based on 2,859 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 80.92% based on 1,639 reviews.
Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Acer

81

81

Based on 1,639 reviews
Epson

90

90

Based on 2,859 reviews

Date Released

Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
36 months old Best 37 months old

Key Features

Noise Level

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.

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

3D

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Best
Yes
No

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer K137
Acer
K137
3 trees 0.1 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Epson PowerLite X27
Epson
PowerLite X27
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Noise Level 31dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB 29dB
2D/3D Frequency Image Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Projector Native Resolution
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
1280 x 800
 1280 x 800
Contrast Ratio
10000:1
 10000:1
10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Brightness 700 ANSI Lumens
BEST
2,700 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Minimum Vertical Synchronization 0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 0.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 120kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization 0.03kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI Lumens
White Light Output Unknown - Click to provide data 2,700 ANSI Lumens
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,890 ANSI Lumens
Zoom Ratio
1.7:1
 1.7:1
1.7:1
 1.7:1
Projection Distance (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Lamp 1lamp(s) 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 30,000h
BEST
10,000h
Bulb Power Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
Service Life of Lamp 20,000h 5,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Digital Zoom 1.7x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1440 x 900 (WXGA+) 1440 x 900
1280 x 960 1366 x 768
800 x 600 (SVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1440 x 900 (WXGA+) 1440 x 900
1280 x 960 1366 x 768
800 x 600 (SVGA) 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Video Processing Unknown - Click to provide data 10 Bit
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
RS-232 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Inputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 2
BEST
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Audio Formats Supported Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
JPG BMP
 JPG
 BMP
JPG BMP
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
MPEG1 MPEG2
MPEG4 H.264
VC-1
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
MPEG1 MPEG2
MPEG4 H.264
VC-1
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
RMS Rated Power 6W
BEST
5W
Built-In Speaker 2
BEST
1
 
 
 
Power Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.21W
Power Consumption (typical) 90W 284W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 208W
Voltage Tolerance Unknown - Click to provide data 10%
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Weight 510g 2.6kg
BEST
Height 41mm 86mm
Depth 116mm 244mm
Width 189mm 297mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer K137 Epson PowerLite X27
Cables Included
MHL HDMI
AC
 MHL
 HDMI
 AC
MHL HDMI
AC
 MHL
 HDMI
 AC

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