Epson PowerLite X21


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Epson PowerLite X21

Epson PowerLite X21

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A poor spec and 4 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with moderate running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Jan 2014
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Epson PowerLite X21 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite X21 as follows:
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,040 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It is missing some features:
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Smaller than average bulb power

Epson PowerLite X21 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Epson Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We checked 2,575 expert and user reviews (including 470 verified purchases) for Epson projectors and found that on average Epson has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PowerLite X21 has an average 5 year running cost of £65 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,040 data projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Epson projector has been on the market since January 2014.

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Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Epson PowerLite X21 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Epson PowerLite X21's noise level of 37dB is louder than 80% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PowerLite X21 of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 42% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The PowerLite X21's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 67% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Epson PowerLite X21 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Epson PowerLite X21's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PowerLite X21 of only 200W is in the smallest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the PowerLite X21 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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