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Optoma S310 Review
|2 Years Old|
|£58 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 47?
Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £58 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Quite high contrast ratio (typical)
Does not support full HD
Quite small bulb power
Optoma S310 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors
We checked 2,395 owner and expert reviews (including 366 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
800 X 600 Resolution
The Optoma S310 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most multimedia projectors. This Optoma data projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).
Quite Quiet Noise Level
Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma S310 of only 28dB is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Quite High Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma S310 of 20,000 is in the highest 15% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Optoma S310 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 30% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The Optoma S310's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma S310 has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other multimedia projectors, the Optoma S310 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma S310 supports password protection. 88% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.
The Optoma S310 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.
The Optoma S310 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.
The Optoma S310 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of multimedia projectors which are not 3D-ready.
Quite Small Bulb Power
Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the Optoma S310 of only 190W is in the smallest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The Optoma S310 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Optoma multimedia projector was released in October 2014.
Running Costs Are Low
The S310 is one of the cheaper to run multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the S310 will cost only £58 over 5 years to run.
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