Epson PowerLite X21
Epson PowerLite X21
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Epson PowerLite X21

A 3 year old 10000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Jan 2014
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Epson PowerLite X21 Review

Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£92 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £92 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD

Epson PowerLite X21 In-Depth Analysis


Epson Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 1,058 expert and owner reviews (including 147 verified purchases), Epson has very good ratings for its data projectors. Epson also has very good ratings specifically for its data projectors compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Epson data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PowerLite X21 has a quite small bulb power (only 200 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Epson PowerLite X21 has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the PowerLite X21 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the PowerLite X21 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PowerLite X21 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Epson PowerLite X21 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Epson released the PowerLite X21.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The PowerLite X21 is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PowerLite X21 will cost £92 over 1 year to run.

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