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Optoma GT1070X Projector

£499.97
23000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB Aug 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £65.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good product quality
Good picture quality
62 Reviews
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Reviews

Good User Reviews

People who bought this data projector rated this data projector 89 out of 100 on average. Over 83% of reviewers gave this data projector either 4 or 5 stars.

Optoma Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,873 expert and owner reviews (including 70 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically for its 23000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the GT1070 is only £66, which is in the cheapest 25% of all the projectors of this age and type.


Good Picture Quality

Thirteen customers wrote in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa said “The picture quality is amazing” . They also wrote “The best thing I like about it Is not only the picture quality” in their review. Last year Xycenh rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this projector on expert review site Amazon “Excellent picture quality real short throw”.

Good High Def TV

Seven owners who reviewed it thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago Jtt mentioned “Great short throw HD projector”. They also said “Excellent HD short throw projector” in their review. Xycenh mentioned in April last year “For the odd folks complaining about sound, i've yet to hear a projector (I've experienced three DLP HD projectors) with great sound” and gave this projector a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Good Remote Control

Two owners reckoned that it had a good remote control. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa wrote on expert website Amazon “The other thing that Is good is its Backlit remote”. David Smith mentioned on expert website Amazon “The remote is awesome the backlight is really bright (blue backlight”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four owners who purchased the product concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. K. B. I. Flavell scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The 1080 picture is amazing the 3d is stunning”. Rohitkn said two years ago “Sufficient light in the room ) I have also tried 3d and it looks good too”. Also two years ago Ealias gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “What else should a cinema projector need? Short throw, 3D, full HD, this has it all” in their review of this projector.

Good Sound Quality

Four customers reckoned that it had good sound quality. P. Rowan wrote on expert review site Amazon “Video good - sound”. Seanqs mentioned “Built in sound is okay” in their review of this projector. David Moxon gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert review site Amazon “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor” in his review of this projector.


Design

Good Product Quality

Nineteen people who reviewed the Optoma GT1070 concluded that it was good quality. Mr Andrew Gardner mentioned on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Excellent quality”. Mejd Nuaman wrote on expert review site Amazon “Otherwise, picture quality is amazing, why any mug would spend” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Nicolas Dicchi gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “The image quality in movie is great The bad point is that you forced to move the projector backwards or forward in order to match your size of screen”.

Nice Design

Four people said in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 was good looking. In April last year Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this projector on expert review site Amazon “Playing games this big is pretty sweet”. Andyh scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this projector on expert review site Amazon “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up”. H. Wyeth wrote “The market is pretty small for this type of projector”.

Easy to Use

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 was easy to use the menus. H. Wyeth mentioned in their review of this projector “They include a remote that's backlight and the menus are quite easy to use, though graphically it's sometimes hard to tell what menu item is highlighted”. Three years ago Glen Robson said “It has very easy to use settings and is with out doubt the best i have had” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa said “It's very handy” and scored this projector 5 stars out of 5. Two people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Andyh said in their review of this projector on expert website Amazon “The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Jtt gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their Optoma GT1070 review “A very good value”. Seanqs wrote in April last year “Overall this GT760 is probably best value for money” in their review of this projector. Andyh mentioned on expert review site Amazon “If like me you're not bothered about it being 720p HD, rather than the full 1080p HD then it represents something of a bargain” in their review of this projector and gave this projector a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it was expensive. Mr. P. M. Steele wrote in their review of this projector in April last year “It is expensive.”. Glen Robson scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “Expensive maybe a little”.

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Pricey

Projectors of this age and spec range in price from £389 to £500. We think that this data projector looks expensive compared to other projectors of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2014 when this data projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma GT1070 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 23000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including the HD141 (£400), the HD26 (£399), or the H181X (£389) all from Optoma which all of have better reviews.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors of a similar age and type to this multimedia projector the projector brightnesses range from 2,600 ANSI lumens to 3,200 ANSI lumens. The Optoma GT1070 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

If you are looking for a data projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Optoma H181X (£389) (3,200 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

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1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT1070 supports full HD, as do most of the other data projectors that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to consider including the HD141 (£400), the HD26 (£399), or the H181X (£389) all from Optoma which all of have better reviews.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma GT1070 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma GT1070 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also are RoHS compliance.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma GT1070 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma GT1070 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of this age and type also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma GT1070 has a carrying case, as do most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Supports Password Protection

The Optoma GT1070 supports password protection. Most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also support password protection.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma GT1070 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 26 decibels, the Optoma GT1070 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The average noise level of similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector is 29dB, and the noise levels range from 26dB to 31dB.

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Lamps

Very Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector is 200W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 240W. With a bulb power of 233 Watts, the Optoma GT1070's bulb power is one of the biggest amongst multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Six customers who bought it considered that it was quiet. H. Wyeth scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “You can hear it in quiet scenes in movies.” in their Optoma GT1070 review. The Honest Reviewer mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The Optoma HD141X is much quieter and would recommend it instead, provided you have sufficient throw distance” but they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Andyh wrote “This soon disappears and the unit then runs quite quietly”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Basscadet mentioned in their review of this projector “The projector gets EXTREMELY hot and is VERY VERY noisy! I can still hear it over my meaty 5.1 system! I'll keep the projector.”. B said “Too noisy”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma europe ltd gt1070x, optoma gt1070xe
Barcodes 05055387600133, 05055387638846

Optoma GT1070 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma GT1070 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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