Three people mentioned in their reviews that the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 was not cheap. Three years ago expert review site Cnet.com said “The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 is one the least expensive 1080p LCD home-theater projector” in their review of this projector. Also three years ago Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag “One of Epson's least expensive 1080p projectors for 2D” in their review of this projector.
A number of Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was not good value for money. Macnn.com wrote “Black levels aren't the best at the price, no 3D glasses included, some uniformity issues on white scenes, no lens shift” in their review of the Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 nonetheless they scored it 80 out of 100.