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Optoma GT1080E

£598.80
The best rated multimedia projector under £1,000
25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 31dB Mar 2016
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Optoma GT1080E Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Optoma GT1080E number 3 across all projectors and number 4 in best selling projectors.
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50 Reviews
96
Excellent
75
Good Features
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17 Months Old
89
£79 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
88
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 50 reviews. 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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £79 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 19% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is one of the best selling projectors currently on the market. View best selling projectors July 2017.
Customers report product quality, good picture quality and excellent design.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
RoHS compliance
Quite small bulb power

Optoma GT1080E Video Reviews


Optoma GT1080E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, GT1080E owners rated this multimedia projector as fantastic. Over 73% of reviewers gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Popular Choice

According to Amazon sales data, the GT1080E is one the most popular projector currently available for purchase.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good quality.

Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We checked 2,445 owner and expert reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed the Optoma GT1080E considered that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three owners who reviewed it considered that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three people who bought the Optoma GT1080E agreed that it was compact.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who reviewed the Optoma GT1080E concluded that it was well made.

  • You will need speakers as built in ones are poor…
    David Moxon (Amazon) - September 2015
  • 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…
    Dave (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Built in sound is okay…
    Seanqs (Amazon) - April 2016

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Three people who purchased it reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup.

  • It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up and produces a great picture…
    AndyH (Amazon) - November 2013
  • Small, easy to use, bright so will become my projector of choice even for fairly large groups…
  • The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen…
    AndyH (Amazon) - November 2013
  • Not that easy to set up initially…
  • Easy to set up (just make sure you've pushed the power cable in fully), bright, easy to focus…
    Mr R Pringle (Amazon) - December 2016
  • Fan is fairly quite Overall a very good projector, bright colorful image good easy to use user menu…
  • Menu system is appalling, particularly the buttons which do not do what they state…
    Dave (Amazon) - December 2015

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features. However at £598.80 it is cheaper than 60% of projectors.


Features

Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma GT1080E of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The GT1080E has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The GT1080E is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The GT1080E supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The GT1080E has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This Optoma multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The GT1080E's bulb power of only 190W is fairly small compared to most other data projectors. It is in the smallest 11% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma GT1080E of 6,500h is in the longest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the GT1080E of only 31dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This Optoma multimedia projector has been on the market since March 2016.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The GT1080E has an average 1 year running cost of only £79 based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

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

Other Popular Comparisons With The Optoma GT1080E

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19% bigger bulb power
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User reviews are marginally better
Bigger bulb power
Over two years older
£29 Cheaper
2h longer service life of lamp
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