Optoma HD142X vs Optoma HD27
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Optoma HD142X

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score

Optoma HD142X

£479.99
Our Verdict:
A very popular and amazingly high contrast ratio 1080p 3D projector, with an spectacularly affordable price and one of the quietest noise levels around
90
Reviews
40 Reviews + 3 Awards
96
Value for Money
Excellent
89
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
18 Months Old
89
Running Costs
£48 Over 5 Years
90
Overall Score
Excellent
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 23000:1 Yes Aug 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 26dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 23000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2016
Optoma HD27

89

Overall Score

89

Overall Score

Optoma HD27

£397.28
Our Verdict:
The highest rated projector under £1,000, with exceptional features and a breathtakingly good price
88
Reviews
21 Reviews + 4 Awards
95
Value for Money
Excellent
91
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
18 Months Old
89
Running Costs
£48 Over 5 Years
89
Overall Score
Excellent
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 25000:1 Yes Aug 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 26dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 25000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2016
Optoma HD142X

90

Overall Score

90

Overall Score

Optoma HD142X

£479.99
Our Verdict:
A very popular and amazingly high contrast ratio 1080p 3D projector, with an spectacularly affordable price and one of the quietest noise levels around
90
Reviews
40 Reviews + 3 Awards
96
Value for Money
Excellent
89
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
18 Months Old
89
Running Costs
£48 Over 5 Years
90
Overall Score
Excellent
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 23000:1 Yes Aug 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 26dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 23000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2016
Optoma HD27

89

Overall Score

89

Overall Score

Optoma HD27

£397.28
Our Verdict:
The highest rated projector under £1,000, with exceptional features and a breathtakingly good price
88
Reviews
21 Reviews + 4 Awards
95
Value for Money
Excellent
91
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
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89
Running Costs
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89
Overall Score
Excellent
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 25000:1 Yes Aug 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 26dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio 25000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Aug 2016

Top Prices

Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
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Optoma - HD142X Full HD - Projector
£479.99
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Optoma HD142X Full HD 1080p Projector (Full Lights on Viewing 3000 ANSI Lumens, x2 HDMI with MHL Support and Built-In 10 W Speaker)
£481.99
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£489.98
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OPTOMA HD142X 3D Home Cinema Projector
£489.99
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£529.99
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Optoma HD142x Full HD Gaming Projector Brightness 3000 Lumens Aspect Ratio 16_9 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£533.02
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Optoma HD142X DLP 3D Projector, 1920x1080, 3000 Lumens, HDMI 1.4a with MHL v2.1, (Brand new, unopened) - on
£547.38
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NEW Optoma HD142X Full HD 1080p 3D Projector * HOME THEATRE EFFECT * (Brand new, unopened)
£576.90
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Optoma HD142X Full HD 1080p Projector Full Lights on Viewing 3000 ANSI Lumens, W (Brand new, unopened)
£611.81
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Optoma HD142X HD 1080p Home Theatre Projector 3000 Lumens HDMI built-in speaker (Brand new, unopened)
£633.49
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Optoma HD142X Full HD 1080p Projector Full Lights on Viewing 3000 ANSI Lumens, W (Brand new, unopened)
£641.78
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Optoma HD142X Full HD 1080p Projector Full Lights on Viewing 3000 ANSI Lumens, W (Brand new, unopened)
£738.59
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£595.49
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New OPTOMA HD27 HD 1080p Home Theater Projector (Brand new, unopened)
£397.28
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Optoma HD27 Full HD 1080p DLP Projector Full Lights on Viewing 3200 ANSI Lumens, (Brand new, unopened)
£738.14
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Optoma HD27 Full HD 1080p 3D Projector, 3200 Lumens
£549.00
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£549.99
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£550.00
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£599.00
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Optoma HD27 DPL 3D Projector, 1920x1080, 3200 Lumens, 2x HDMI 1.4a 3D with MHL v (Brand new, unopened) - on
£603.72
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Optoma HD27 Full HD 1080p DLP Projector (Full Lights on Viewing 3200 ANSI Lumens, x2 HDMI with MHL Support and Built-In 10 W Speaker) - White
£637.93
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£666.20
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Optoma HD27 NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£673.49
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Optoma Hd27 Full Hd Projector - White
£759.99
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Reasons For

Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
3 Reasons For
More Popular
The Optoma HD142X is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Much Better User Reviews
The Optoma HD142X has an average user review score of 96%, whereas the Optoma HD27 has an average rating of 82% (based on 10 reviews).
Better Benchmark.pl Review Score
Benchmark.pl gave the Optoma HD142X a review score of 88%, but the Optoma HD27 only has a rating of 84% from the same site.
4 Reasons For
Brighter Projector Brightness
Optoma HD27 is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma HD142X (3,000 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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DVI Port
The Optoma HD27 has a DVI port, but the Optoma HD142X does not have a DVI port.

This indicates whether the projector has a DVI port to allow it to connect to computers and DVD players.

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£83 Cheaper
The Optoma HD27 costs £397.28, whereas the Optoma HD142X is £479.99.
Expert Reviews Are Slightly Better
The average expert review score of the Optoma HD27 is 82%, but the average rating of the Optoma HD142X is 80% (based on 10 reviews).

Reasons Against

Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Optoma HD142X and the Optoma HD27 both have 3 awards. Compare all award winning projectors.
Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
3 Awards
benchmark.pl: Good Product projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated soundandvision.com: Top Pick
3 Awards
altomdata.dk: Best Product benchmark.pl: Good Product techradar.com/au/: Great Value

Average Expert Rating

The Optoma HD27 has better expert reviews than the Optoma HD142X. The average expert reviews score for the Optoma HD27 is 82% based on 16 reviews, where as the average score for the Optoma HD142X is 80% based on 10 reviews.
Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
4 reviews
4 stars
7 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Optoma HD142X has better user reviews than the Optoma HD27. The average user reviews score for the Optoma HD142X is 96% based on 31 reviews, where as the average score for the Optoma HD27 is 82% based on 10 reviews.
Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Best
5 stars
27 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
6 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review

Date Released

Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
18 months old 18 months old

Key Features

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.

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.
Optoma HD142X
Optoma
HD142X
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2
Optoma HD27
Optoma
HD27
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Noise Level 26dB 26dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 24dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
 
 
 
Projector Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
1920 x 1080 (1080p)
 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
25000:1
 25000:1
25000:1
 25000:1
Projector Brightness 3,000 ANSI Lumens 3,200 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size 0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity 80% 80%
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization 91.15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization 85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.1:1
 1.1:1
1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Lamp Power (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 192W
Lamp 1lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) 8,000h
BEST
6,000h
Bulb Power 195W 195W
Service Life of Lamp 8,000h 8,000h
 
 
 
Lens System Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Optical Zoom 1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom 2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset 116% 116%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 2 2
MHL Version 2.1 2.1
 
 
 
Storage Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
RMS Rated Power 10W 10W
Built-In Speaker 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Display Diagonal 27.95" Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 230W 230W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 192W 192W
Maximum Power Consumption 260W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Input Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Weight 2.5kg 2.4kg
BEST
Height 96.5mm 96.5mm
Depth 230mm 230mm
Width 298mm 298mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Other Features Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Analogue Video Signal Unknown - Click to provide data
Panel Brightness 3,000 Cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Security Features Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Optoma HD142X Optoma HD27
Contrast Ratio
23000:1 25000:1
 23000:1
 25000:1
23000:1 25000:1
 23000:1
 25000:1

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