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NEC PH1201QL Review
|2 Years Old|
|£367 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 37?
Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £367 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 1,849 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution
Fairly bright projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
NEC PH1201QL In-Depth Analysis
NEC Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews
On average NEC multimedia projectors have very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a NEC multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
DCI 4K (4096 X 2160) Resolution
The PH1201QL has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
A 280 x 800 resolution is the worst resolution amongst similar types of projector.
Fairly Loud Noise Level
The noise level of the PH1201QL of 54dB is in the loudest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the NEC PH1201QL of only 2,000 is quite low compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 15% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PH1201QL's projector brightness of 12,000 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the PH1201QL of 20,000h is in the longest 7% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
Supports Full HD
The NEC PH1201QL supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.
Has a DVI Port
The NEC PH1201QL has a DVI port. 88% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.
The PH1201QL is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Released Over Two Years Ago
NEC released the PH1201QL in March 2015.
High Running Costs
The PH1201QL is in the most expensive 5% of all 1,849 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PH1201QL is £367.