Get close: Place the S320wi projector as close as 16" (40 cm) to the projection surface. Reduce shadowy images with short-throw projection. Bring multimedia to life: An HDMI port lets you project...
* Monthly payments are estimates only and you should verify the finance payment amounts on the retailer's website.
Finance may not be available on this product and you should verify on the retailer's website whether finance options are available for the DELL S320.
Credit is subject to eligibility. You will need to apply through the retailer's application process.
Our website is completely free for you to use but we may receive a commission from some of the companies we feature. How our site works.
10 Reasons For
Good Product Quality
Two DELL S320 reviewers who reviewed this projector agreed that it was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “The Dell S320wi interactive, short-throw projector offers XGA (1024 by 768) native resolution with reasonably good image quality for both data” in their DELL S320 review. Itproportal.com wrote in their review “Reasonably high quality data and video image” however despite that they gave it a score of 3 stars.
Good Picture Quality
One DELL S320 reviewer who purchased this projector mentioned that it had good picture quality.
The DELL S320 supports 3D. Most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as the S320 do not support 3D.
The DELL S320 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the S320 do not support wi-Fi.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type, the DELL S320 has a built-in speaker(s).
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL 1210S[plb_1406487_price], or the Ricoh PJ WX2130[plb_2418243_price].
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The DELL S320 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the S320 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
+5 More reasons for
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys
The DELL S320 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The DELL S320 has one of the bigger bulb powers (240 Watts) amongst 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. Across all the projectors of a comparable age and spec to the S320 the bulb powers range from 180W to 330W.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of projectors of this age and type is 2W, the highest is 10W, and the average RMS rated power is 3.5W. The DELL S320 has a fairly high RMS rated power (5 Watts) compared to most of the other 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the S320.
Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)
At only 15 Watts, the DELL S320 has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the multimedia projectors of this age and type the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.46W to 350W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 200W.
7 Reasons Against
Poor Expert Reviews
Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and itproportal.com the average expert rating of this multimedia projector is 60 out of 100. That puts this projector in the bottom 25% of all the multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age.
DELL is one of the middle of the road projector brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and DELL also has unexceptional ratings for its 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors.
A Bit Expensive
Several DELL S320 reviewers who bought it considered that it was not cheap. Pcmag.com wrote “Short-throw interactive projectors like the Dell S320wi%displayPrice% at %seller% are best understood as less expensive.”. Itproportal.com mentioned “Short-throw interactive projectors like the Dell S320wi are best understood as less expensive.” in their review of the DELL S320.
Does Not Support Full HD
Most comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the S320 do not support full HD. The DELL S320 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.
+4 More reasons against
Only Fixed Zoom Ratio
This data projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Across all the 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the S320 the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 4,000h to 6,000h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of only 4,000 hours, the DELL S320 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s amongst projectors of this age.
The weights of projectors of this type and age range from 2.1kg to 8.6kg, and the average weight is 3.2kg. With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the DELL S320 is one of the heavier 2200:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago amongst projectors of this age.
5 Other reasons to consider the DELL S320
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when DELL released the S320.
Average Running Costs
The average running cost of the S320 is £102 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 7 projectors of a similar type and age.
Average Noise Level
At 35 decibels, the DELL S320 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.
+3 Other reasons
Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the DELL S320 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.
XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution
The DELL S320 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 37
0.4 - 3.82
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
31.45 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, NTSC, NTSC J, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Hide electricity usage and price
Water cost when switched on
@ £0.003474 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Hide water usage and price
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the DELL S320uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the DELL S320 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions