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DELL 4220

71

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DELL 4220

£379.99
DELL 4220
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An economical to run and classic moderate noise level XGA projector, with a reasonable price and good features
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Aug 2012
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Dell 4220 Projector, 4100LUM, ANSI, 2000_1, XGA (1024 x 768), 2x5w RMS, HDMI (Brand new, unopened)
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DELL 4220 Review

With very good reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the DELL 4220 number 209 in best selling projectors.
77
Reviews
1 Review
70
Value for Money
Good
71
Features
Good Features
59
Age
5 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This DELL projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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DELL 4220 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.

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Unexceptional Brand

We checked 2,005 expert and user reviews (including 409 verified purchases) for DELL data projectors and found that on average DELL has unexceptional reviews compared to other brands. 87% of those that bought a DELL data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 88% of projectors, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £379.99 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the DELL 4220 and the United Kingdom price of £379.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,177.24 (£1,632.71).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the 4220 is £77 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The DELL 4220 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The DELL 4220's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 87% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The DELL 4220's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 32% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the DELL 4220 of 4,100 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The DELL 4220 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the DELL 4220 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 7% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL 4220 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL 4220 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the DELL 4220 of 300W is bigger than 81% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL 4220 supports password protection. 87% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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Not HD-Ready

The DELL 4220 is not HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are also not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The DELL 4220 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DELL 4220 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other data projectors, the DELL 4220 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell 4220

Barcodes:

00100177420530, 00115970736030, 00151902970486, 00163120857586, 00799916121427, 00808113090747, 00809393888185, 00884116063025, 04053162593640, 05397063062010, 07330381924859, 07913129539548, 08841160630254

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