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DELL 1220 Projector

2200:1 1080p (1920x1080) 34dB Nov 2014
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12 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The 1220 has an average running cost of only £78 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 7 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Good Battery Life

Some DELL 1220 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had a good battery life. Techworld.com wrote in their review of the DELL 1220 “The Dell Vostro 1220 runs faster, is much easier to use and has very good battery life”. Techworld.com also wrote “It's a fully featured 12.1in laptop with good speed and battery life”.

Reasonably Priced

Several DELL 1220 owners who purchased this projector considered that it was good value for money. Expert review site Techworld.com wrote eight years ago “It's an affordable ultraportable notebook for any”. Pcauthority.com.au mentioned in their review of this projector “Well priced, built-in optical drive, comfortable to use, good battery life” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 67 out of 100.

Easy to Use

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. One DELL 1220 owner who bought the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Robust

One customer thought the DELL 1220 was well made. Pcmag.com said two years ago “The budget-priced SVGA Dell Projector - 1220 is a solid choice”.

Supports 3D

Unlike most of the other projectors of this age and spec which do not support 3D, the DELL 1220 supports 3D.

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Supports Full HD

The DELL 1220 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years, the DELL 1220 has a built-in speaker(s).

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1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the DELL 1220 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all projectors of this type and age the worst resolution is VGA (640x480) and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The DELL 1220 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's 8% more resolution than the most common supported graphics resolutions of 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). In addition, this multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 800 x 600 (SVGA). The best resolution of all data projectors of this age and spec is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 400.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 34 decibels, the DELL 1220 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The noise levels of similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1220 range from 34dB to 40dB.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 5,000 hours, the DELL 1220 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the projectors that were released around the same time as the 1220 the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 8,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,800h.

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7 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, PC Advisor.co.uk, pcauthority.com.au and Good Gear Guide.com.au the average expert rating of this data projector is 68%.

Unexceptional Brand

DELL 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors have unexceptional reviews on average and across all projectors DELL is one of the ok brands.

Poor Product Quality

Two DELL 1220 owners concluded that the DELL 1220 was not good quality. Eight years ago expert review site Techworld.com said in their DELL 1220 review “Its build quality isn't great.”. Also eight years ago Pcauthority.com.au wrote “Poor quality WLED screen” in their DELL 1220 review but despite that they still rated the DELL 1220 3 stars.

Poor Design

One person considered that it was not a good design. Expert website Zdnet.com.au wrote “Design Metallic red isn't a colour you'd normally associate with a business notebook.” in their review of the DELL 1220.

Price Has Recently Increased by £22.00

In the last 39 days the 1220 has increased in price by £22.00.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The DELL 1220 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The DELL 1220 has a quite small optical zoom (only 1.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1220. The smallest optical zoom of projectors that have been available for around the same time as the 1220 is 1.1x, the biggest is 2.1x, and the average optical zoom is 1.3x.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL 1220

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the 1220 over two years ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1220 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1220.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Throw Ratio
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Composite Sync
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

Expert Reviews

(7)
17 July 2015

If your small business needs a projector for basic data presentations, the budget-priced SVGA Dell Projector - 1220 is a solid choice...

Inexpensive
Easy setup and operation
Good text quality
Subpar video, with rainbow artifacts
Limited connection choices
Feeble audio
23 October 2009

The Vostro may look like a netbook to the inexperienced eye, but its more powerful processor gives it more flexibility and speed...

Lightweight
Internal DVD burner
Well priced, built-in optical drive, comfortable to use, good battery life
Build quality
802.11n is optional
Poor quality WLED screen
Build quality of the screen and chassis is a little weak, drag lock enabled by default
15 October 2009

At first glance, the Vostro 1220 looks like an ultraportable notebook that was born from Dell's consumer range. But instead Dell has created its own little niche, targeting the more...

15 October 2009

At first glance, the Vostro 1220 looks like an ultraportable notebook that was born from Dell's consumer range. But instead Dell has created its own little niche, targeting the more...

If you want a small laptop but yearn for more performance than a netbook can provide, the Dell Vostro 1220 is an excellent option. It?s a fully featured 12.1in laptop with good speed and battery...

6 July 2009

If you want a small laptop but yearn for more performance than a netbook can provide, the Dell Vostro 1220 is an excellent option. Its a fully featured 12.1in laptop with good speed and battery...

6 July 2009

If you want a small laptop but yearn for more performance than a netbook can provide, the Dell Vostro 1220 is an excellent option. It's a fully featured 12.1in laptop with good speed and battery...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £3.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £77.40
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i74610, i74610m, dell g200, dell code, dell g200e, dell g200ew, dell p218679, dell display, dell 800x600, dell 210adng, dell p218679p
Barcodes 00884116155584, 05054629679166, 05397063620913, 05397063758333, 05397063835768

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