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£837.17 Highly Rated
An award winning 1000:1 280 x 800 data projector with not bad features but a price that represents satisfactory value for money
1000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 30dB Sep 2015
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NEC M353WS Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the NEC M353WS number 220 across all projectors.
1 Review + 1 Award
Good Features
1 Year Old
£93 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has brilliant expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. This projector has received an industry award from Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £93 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This NEC projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long service life of lamp
Supports full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £765 at AV Experts 24 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 59% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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NEC M353WS In-Depth Analysis


One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site decided that this data projector was very good. This was from who gave it an "Highly Rated".

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This data projector received a score of 100 out of 100 from expert review site This puts this NEC data projector in the top 3% of all the projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Very Good Brand

On average NEC projectors have very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old, however at £837.17 it is more expensive than 55% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the NEC M353WS and the United Kingdom price of £837.17 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $935.99 (£1,216.32).

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the NEC M353WS of 5,500h is fairly long compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 22% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The NEC M353WS's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 66% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The NEC M353WS supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The NEC M353WS has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The NEC M353WS's noise level of only 30dB is in the quietest 17% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The NEC M353WS has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Amongst comparable types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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The NEC M353WS is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of multimedia projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The NEC M353WS is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This NEC projector was released in September 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The M353WS has an average 1 year running cost of £93 based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00805736059199, 04053162975446, 05028695612082

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