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DELL 1220 Projector

£312.71
2200:1 1080p (1920x1080) 34dB Nov 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £77.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Average expert reviews
Not good quality
7 Reviews
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, PC Mag, CNET.com.au and Good Gear Guide.com.au this 2200:1 contrast ratio data projector has an overall expert rating of 68%.

DELL Only Has Unexceptional Data Projector Reviews

We checked 1,027 expert and owner reviews for DELL data projectors and found that on average DELL has unexceptional reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has unexceptional reviews specifically within its 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors range.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The 1220 has an average 1 year running cost of only £78 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run projectors of a similar type and age.


Design

Not Robust

Three DELL 1220 owners wrote in their reviews that it was not well made.

Not Good Quality

Four DELL 1220 owners thought it was not good quality. Pcauthority.com.au mentioned “Poor quality WLED screen” in their review of the DELL 1220. Pcauthority.com.au also wrote “Build quality of the screen” in their review. In the same month expert review site Techworld.com mentioned in their review of this projector “Its build quality isn't great.”.

Poor Design

One customer concluded that it was not well designed. Expert website Zdnet.com.au wrote in their DELL 1220 review “Design Metallic red isn't a colour you'd normally associate with a business notebook.” .

Easy to Use

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this projector was easy to use.


Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

One DELL 1220 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it did not have good sound quality. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Feeble audio”.


Price

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Good Value for Money

Four people who purchased the product thought it was good value for money. Pcauthority.com.au mentioned in their DELL 1220 review “Well priced, built-in optical drive, comfortable to use, good battery life” . Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of this projector on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “Its an affordable ultraportable notebook for anyone who wants a regular laptop with a small form factor at a good price”.


Power

Good Battery Life

Four people said in their reviews that this projector had a good battery life. Eight years ago expert review site Techworld.com wrote “The Dell Vostro 1220 runs faster, is much easier to use and has very good battery life” in their review of this projector and scored this projector 6 stars. Techworld.com also said “It's a fully featured 12.1in laptop with good speed and battery life” in their review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the 1220 in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1220 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Video

Supports Full HD

The DELL 1220 supports full HD. Most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The DELL 1220 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many data projectors of this type and age.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,700 ANSI lumens, the DELL 1220 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Performance

Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors that were released more than two years ago the noise levels range from 30dB to 40dB. The DELL 1220 has a quite quiet noise level (only 34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL 1220 supports password protection. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector also support password protection.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL 1220 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The DELL 1220 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The DELL 1220 has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of this age and type the service life of lamps range from 2,000h to 8,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 3,600h.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell code
Barcodes 00884116155584, 05397063620913

DELL 1220 Review Sources

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