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Optoma GT1080E Projector

£549.00
25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Release Date £78.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Top seller
Good product quality
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this multimedia projector as fantastic on average. 36 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,873 expert and user reviews (including 91 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically for its 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two customers who purchased the Optoma GT1080E concluded that it was expensive. In April last year Seanqs wrote on expert review site Amazon “It is expensive.”.


Other

Top Seller

Across all projectors, the GT1080E is one the fastest selling products currently available for purchase.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when this Optoma multimedia projector was released.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The GT1080E is typical compared to the other 5 data projectors of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the GT1080E will cost £79 over 1 year to run.


Design

Good Product Quality

Seven owners who purchased this projector concluded that it was good quality. This month Oliver wrote on expert website Amazon “The lens really is worse quality or something” in his review of this projector. Ms. Tj Norwood mentioned on expert review site Amazon two years ago “What a beautifully sharp display! The picture quality on this is gorgeous”. Robert Grosvenor said on expert review site Amazon “Excellent quality image for something this size” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Nice Design

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the Optoma GT1080E was good looking. Mr S J Dillon said on expert website Amazon “Pretty bright image.” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Andyh mentioned on expert review site Amazon four years ago “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Robust

Two customers who bought the product concluded that it was well made. Seanqs wrote in April last year “Built in sound is okay” in their Optoma GT1080E review. Dave mentioned on expert review site Amazon “It feels like it in the dark) Connectivity is generally good for the video and the built in player manages most formats (apart from the choppiness”.

Easy to Use

Three people considered that the product was easy to setup. Last year Mr R Pringle said on expert review site Amazon “Easy to set up (just make sure you've pushed the power cable in fully), bright, easy to focus” in his review of this projector. Andyh mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen”.

Ceiling Mountable

The GT1080E is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three customers who bought it concluded that it was compact. Mr L Miller he said “A great unit for its compact size”. Iaincatt wrote on expert website Amazon “Compact, effective and works well from external sources” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Mark Deeley said in his review of this projector “Great Projector, Excellent Value for money, Small and compact”.


Good Picture Quality

Four customers who bought it concluded that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer said this month “The picture quality is really good” in their review of this projector and scored it 80 out of 100. Michael Mcginty wrote “On first impressions it does everything it says on the tin; flawless picture quality, nonexistent fan noise” in his review of this projector and scored it 80 out of 100. Divya Arora scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “The picture quality is great, crisp, bright”.

Good Sound Quality

Three people who reviewed this projector thought it had good sound quality. Last year I. Morrison wrote on expert website Amazon “You can also plug into external speakers and gives out good sound”. David Moxon mentioned on expert review site Amazon “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor”.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma GT1080E supports full HD, as do most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors which support full HD and we think the Optoma HD240W (£449.63) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GT1080E has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this data projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Optoma HD240W (£449.63) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago have projector brightnesses of between 3,000 ANSI lumens and 3,500 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT1080E has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The GT1080E is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma GT1080E has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The GT1080E does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors of this spec and age also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma GT1080E has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other similar spec data projectors that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago is 29dB and the loudest is 34dB. With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the Optoma GT1080E has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

At only 190 Watts, the Optoma GT1080E has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for more than a year. Across all the comparable spec data projectors that were released one year ago the bulb powers range from 190W to 260W, and the average bulb power is 210W.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The GT1080E has a fairly long service life of lamp (6,500 hours) compared to most of the other 25000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this data projector is 3,000h, the longest is 7,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,200h.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma europe ltd gt1080e, promotions gt1080e, optoma 958zf01gc2e, optoma 1920x1080, optoma dp1082mwl, optoma gt1080e, code gt1080e, acer gt1080e
Barcodes 05055387638839, 05057103074365, 05060059049615

Optoma GT1080E Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma GT1080E 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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