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DELL S500 Review
|5 Reviews + 1 Award|
|4 Years Old|
|£115 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 37?
It has not bad expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 73%. This projector has received an industry award from Projectorcentral.com. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this DELL projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The S500 has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode
DELL S500 Video Reviews
DELL S500 In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
Projectorcentral.com gave this multimedia projector a "Highly Rated" award.
Expert Reviews Are Good
DELL Projectors Only Have Unexceptional Reviews
We checked 2,011 expert and user reviews (including 417 verified purchases) for DELL projectors and found that on average DELL has unexceptional ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has unexceptional ratings specifically within its data projectors range. 88% of those that bought a DELL multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The DELL S500 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The DELL S500 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The bulb powers of data projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At 280 Watts, the DELL S500 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many data projectors.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.
The DELL S500 supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.
Average Noise Level
The DELL S500 has a fairly average noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.
Not Energy Star Certified
Like most of the other data projectors, the DELL S500 is not Energy Star certified.
Does Not Support Full HD
The DELL S500 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.
Average Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the DELL S500 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 2,500 hours, the DELL S500 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2013.
Running Costs Are Average
The S500 is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the S500 will cost £115 over 1 year to run.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||dell s500wi|
|Barcodes||00100177422046, 00163120857838, 00884116063018|