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Optoma GT1080

£599.95
PC Mag Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended projectorcentral.com Highly Rated Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning and good value for money 25000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 31dB Aug 2014
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Optoma GT1080 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Optoma GT1080 number 828 across all projectors.
96
553 Reviews + 4 Awards
88
Very Good
57
Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
71
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has not bad expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this projector to others. This projector has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Optoma projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
Customers report excellent product quality, design and good picture quality.
The GT1080 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Has a carrying case
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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 £449.99 at CompAdvance 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 72% 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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Optoma GT1080 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Experts rave about this multimedia projector and have given it four awards.

This Optoma projector received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Expert Reviews and Trusted Reviews, both of which said that this multimedia projector was very good.

This projector received an "Editor's Choice" award from website PC Mag who decided that this data projector was brilliant.

Projectorcentral.com gave this projector a "Highly Rated" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

11 experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and PC Mag have rated this data projector on average 75 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

This projector has a terrific average owner rating based on 542 owner reviews. 317 reviewers (92% of all reviewers) gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

23 people mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma GT1080 was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

23 people mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good looking, four people who bought the product agreed that it was well designed and four people who purchased the product thought it was smooth.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

12 customers agreed that this projector had good picture quality, four owners wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation and two people wrote in their reviews that it had clear images. two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good for playing games on.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Eight owners reckoned that the product had good sound quality.

Optoma Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 2,447 expert and user reviews (including 401 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has very good reviews specifically within its data projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

43 owners who reviewed this projector wrote that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight and two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good size.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed this projector thought it had good features.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Seven customers reckoned that this projector was easy to use, three customers wrote in their reviews that this projector was easy to setup and two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to handle.

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

26 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma GT1080 was quiet.

Customers Report it is Robust

Eight people who bought the Optoma GT1080 said that it was well made and two customers wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We think this data projector has an average price compared to other projectors. The price range of projectors is from £106 to £17,495.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma GT1080 and the United Kingdom price of £599.95 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $645.00 (£839.92).

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Features

Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma GT1080 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma GT1080 has a carrying case, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. The Optoma GT1080 has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma GT1080 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma GT1080 supports password protection. Most of the other data projectors also support password protection.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The Optoma GT1080 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all data projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT1080 supports full HD. Most of the other data projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of data projectors is 34dB. At only 31 decibels, the Optoma GT1080 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,800 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT1080 has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2014.


Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00635131621376, 00801940478733, 00804904107250, 00809396054815, 05054629660751, 05055387638839, 05055387646650, 05057103074365, 05060059049615

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