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Aiptek MobileCinema A50P

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An astonishingly economical to run and award winning VGA 1000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
91
Reviews
24 Reviews + 2 Awards
58
Features
Average Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
97
Running Costs
-£7,700 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
640 X 480 (VGA) 1000:1 No 20,000h Sep 2012
Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Service Life of Lamp Release Date
Projector Native Resolution 640 X 480 (VGA)
Contrast Ratio 1000:1
3D No
Service Life of Lamp 20,000h
Release Date Sep 2012
Optoma S321

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Optoma S321

£139.99
£105.01
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and top-rated moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features
93
Reviews
100 Reviews
53
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
82
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
34dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 22000:1 Yes Mar 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 22000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2016
Aiptek MobileCinema A50P

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An astonishingly economical to run and award winning VGA 1000:1 contrast ratio data projector, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
91
Reviews
24 Reviews + 2 Awards
58
Features
Average Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
97
Running Costs
-£7,700 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
640 X 480 (VGA) 1000:1 No 20,000h Sep 2012
Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Service Life of Lamp Release Date
Projector Native Resolution 640 X 480 (VGA)
Contrast Ratio 1000:1
3D No
Service Life of Lamp 20,000h
Release Date Sep 2012
Optoma S321

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Optoma S321

£139.99
£105.01
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and top-rated moderate noise level SVGA projector, with good features
93
Reviews
100 Reviews
53
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
82
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
34dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 22000:1 Yes Mar 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 800 X 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio 22000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2016

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Reasons For

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
2 Reasons For
Significantly Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Aiptek MobileCinema A50P is a 20,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Optoma S321 is only a 5,000h lamp service life projector (15,000h shorter).

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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16637% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P only costs -£7,696 to run but the Optoma S321 costs £47 to run (-101% more).
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5 Reasons For
3D
The Optoma S321 supports 3D, whereas the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P 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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Full HD
The Optoma S321 supports full HD, however the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P does not support full HD.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

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Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma S321 has a handheld remote control, but the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P does not have a handheld remote control.

This indicates whether the projector comes with a handheld remote to control the device or not.

Handheld remotes are very helpful, since they mean you don't have to get up from your comfy seat to tweak the settings on the projector mid-film!

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Much Better User Reviews
The Optoma S321 has an average user review score of 86% based on 117 reviews, but the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P has an average rating of 69% (based on 14 reviews).
Better Brand
Optoma projectors have an average rating of 87.9%, however Aiptek has an average rating of 64%.

Reasons Against

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
2 Awards
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Optoma S321 has better user reviews than the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P. The average user reviews score for the Optoma S321 is 86% based on 117 reviews, where as the average score for the Aiptek MobileCinema A50P is 69% based on 14 reviews.
Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
5 stars
4 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
4 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
2 reviews
Best
5 stars
74 reviews
4 stars
24 reviews
3 stars
9 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
9 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Optoma has a better average brand rating than Aiptek. The average brand rating for Optoma is 87.93% based on 4,108 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Aiptek is 64.03% based on 71 reviews.
Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Aiptek

64

64

Based on 71 reviews
Optoma

88

88

Based on 4,108 reviews

Date Released

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
67 months old 24 months old Best

Key Features

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.

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Best
No
Yes

Full HD

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Best
No
Yes

Handheld Remote Control

This indicates whether the projector comes with a handheld remote to control the device or not.

Handheld remotes are very helpful, since they mean you don't have to get up from your comfy seat to tweak the settings on the projector mid-film!

Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Best
No
Yes

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.
Aiptek MobileCinema A50P
Aiptek
MobileCinema
A50P
-979 trees -38 tonnes CO2
Optoma S321
Optoma
S321
6 trees 0.23 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Noise Level Unknown - Click to provide data 34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Projector Native Resolution
800 x 600 (SVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
800 x 600 (SVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Contrast Ratio
22000:1
 22000:1
22000:1
 22000:1
Projector Brightness Unknown - Click to provide data 3,200 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.55"
Uniformity Unknown - Click to provide data 75%
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 20 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000h
Bulb Power Unknown - Click to provide data 195W
Service Life of Lamp 20,000h 5,000h
BEST
 
 
 
Lens System Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Optical Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Offset 50%
BEST
115%
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Built-In Speaker 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Power Consumption (standby) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) Unknown - Click to provide data 225W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 187W
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Maximum Battery Life 1.66h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 1,850mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Weight 170g
BEST
2.2kg
Height 14mm 96.5mm
Depth 132mm 230mm
Width 71mm 298mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Aiptek MobileCinema A50P Optoma S321
Cables Included
USB
 USB
USB
 USB

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