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Optoma HD27 Projector

£483.44
£445.26 £38.18 cheaper than 57 days ago
25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) 26dB Aug 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £1,503.68 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good multimedia projector reviews
Good value for money
Poor battery life
14 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £38.18 (8%)

The price has dropped from £483.44 to £445.26 in the last 57 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 49% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 51% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Good Value for Money

Techradar.com/au/ highlighted in their review that this data projector was great for its price.


Power

Poor Battery Life

Two owners who purchased it considered that it did not have a good battery life. Smallformfactor.net said in their review of this projector “Poor battery life”. They also wrote “Gaming performance heavily restricted under battery power” in their review.


Design

So Solid it Could Be Used As an Actual Weapon

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Website Techradar.com mentioned “So solid it could be used as an actual weapon”. D. Smith gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said two years ago “The speaker that is built in works great” in their review of this projector.


Other

Released Nine Months Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since August 2016.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD27 supports full HD, as do most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma HD27 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the DELL M900HD (£388.93) which is cheaper.

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Projector

1080p (1920x1080) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma HD27 is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, the Optoma HD27 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Great for Movies and Gaming

Two people who bought it considered that it was good for watching movies. Website Techradar.com mentioned in their review of this projector “Suitable for movies and games” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Trusted Reviews said “Great for movies and gaming” in their review of this projector.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Optoma HD27 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other new comparable spec multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD27 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD27 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for the last year range from 1,500h to 30,000h. At 8,000 hours, the Optoma HD27 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other new similar spec multimedia projectors.

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Very Small Bulb Power

At only 195 Watts, the Optoma HD27 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this projector. The bulb powers of comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector range from 190W to 470W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of comparable spec data projectors that were released in the last year is 20dB, the loudest is 41dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. At only 26 decibels, the Optoma HD27 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other latest comparable spec data projectors.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the DELL M900HD (£388.93) (36dB and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers special 1080p3d3200al250001, optoma 1080p3d3200al250001, optoma hd27white, optoma 1920x1080, optoma ldfhu
Barcodes 00796435812492, 05055387637702

Optoma HD27 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma HD27 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 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 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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