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Optoma S313 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£58 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 70?
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 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
Only 1,080 video mode
Should You Buy it Now?
Optoma S313 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Data Projectors Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 2,395 expert and user reviews (including 366 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Excellent Value for Money
The product has very good features but is over 6 months old but at £249.00 it is cheaper than 97% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Down by £140 (36%)
The price has dropped from £388.58 to £249 in the last 36 days.to be notified when the price changes.
800 X 600 Resolution
The Optoma S313 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This Optoma projector has an 800 x 600 resolution, whereas most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).
Quite Quiet Noise Level
The Optoma S313's noise level of only 31dB is fairly quiet compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the quietest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Quite High Contrast Ratio (typical)
The Optoma S313's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is fairly high compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 13% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.
Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Optoma S313 of 3,000 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 30% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma S313 has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The Optoma S313's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 57% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma S313 has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma S313 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a Carrying Case
The Optoma S313 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of data projectors which do not have a carrying case.
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma S313 supports password protection, unlike 88% of projectors which do not support password protection.
The Optoma S313 is HD-Ready. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
The Optoma S313 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The Optoma S313's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This projector was released in October 2014.
Running Costs Are Low
Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the S313 is only £58, which makes it one of the more economic to run multimedia projectors.