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Optoma S321

£220.20
An affordable 22000:1 800 x 600 data projector with not bad features and spectacularly low running costs
22000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 34dB Mar 2016
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Optoma S321 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Optoma S321 number 4 across all projectors.
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£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
87
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 100 reviews. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and superior product quality. However they also report unsatisfactory connectivity.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
3D-ready
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power

Optoma S321 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good User Reviews

Based on 100 user reviews this projector has an average user rating of 87%. Over 84% of reviewers gave this projector either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

A number of Optoma S321 reviewers who bought the Optoma S321 reckoned that it was good value for money. Three years ago A. Neal said on Amazon “Excellent value” in their review. A. Neal also wrote “It is very sensibly priced”. Adam wrote on Amazon two years ago “As a bonus, you can also save money on heating in winter as this can keep any room warm up to the size of say a nice indoor tennis court” but he only scored it 40 out of 100.

A few customers who purchased the Optoma S321 reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Four years ago Dan H mentioned on Amazon “Presentations with outstanding performance, if your looking for a cheap home cinema projector or need something for presentations go for this one” and rated the product 5 stars. Dawn Bevington gave it a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Recommended o purchase if looking for a cheap” in her review of this projector. Kgtech said “Absolute Bargain though!” in their review of the Optoma S321 but even so they gave this projector a rating of 3 stars.

One Optoma S321 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was cheap. Chris. K mentioned in their review on Amazon “Looking at previous reviews for projectors, I chose this for the reported low noise, bright display and budget cost”.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eighteen Optoma S321 owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said in their Optoma S321 review on Amazon “Was quite easy for my husband to set up” and gave this projector a score of 5 stars. Anne wrote in her review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon “VERY easy to set up and use with my laptop”. Harold Magee said three years ago “Working well, easy to set up and good value for money”.

Thirteen Optoma S321 owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use. Aldeia Da Pequenada said in their review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon “Easy to use, easy to work” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Bob the Builder gave it a very good review score and he mentioned on Amazon “Easy to set up, easy to use, great definition” in his review of the Optoma S321. Three years ago Cottage wrote on Amazon “Very easy to use, with no hard set up processes” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Three Optoma S321 reviewers reckoned that the Optoma S321 was easy to use the menus. R. J. Howgego mentioned in their review of this projector on Amazon “The projector provides countless on-screen menus for making fine adjustments to the image.”.

One Optoma S321 owner thought the product had a good experience. T a mentioned “The amazing sharpness and vibrant colours add to the experience, any movie looks fantastic when seen on my projector” and scored the Optoma S321 very highly.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

A few Optoma S321 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Buyer wrote in their review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon “I use it as part of my job role to display presentation, videos and pictures etc Even in a light room the picture quality is really good” and gave it a very good rating. Checkatrade scored the Optoma S321 very highly and wrote in their review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon “Plugging it in, we could see straight away that it is a really good projector with excellent image quality”. D said “I was impressed with the overall quality and simplicity of use” in their review of this projector and rated it 5 stars.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Some Optoma S321 owners reckoned that it was quiet. Amazon Customer said four years ago “The fan is also quiet” and rated it as excellent. Chris. K mentioned on Amazon “The fan is very quiet and the display is bright enough” in their review. John Whittle. wrote in his review of the Optoma S321 “The sound from the unit is so quiet that without any amplified speakers”.

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Dp gave this projector a very good rating and mentioned “Great colours, very clear images, not noisy”. Mcbun said on Amazon three years ago “Is not particularly noisy” and gave the product a very good rating. This year Michael A. said “This projector is real nice, displays clear picture, movies and presentation, low noise, I love it” in his review of the Optoma S321.

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Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Some Optoma S321 reviewers who reviewed this projector concluded that it was compact. Four years ago A. V. Whitmore wrote “Having played with it I wish I'd bought a more compact, higher resolution projector even though the cost is higher” in their review but even so they only gave the Optoma S321 a rating of 60 out of 100. Bibi said on Amazon “It is compact and small 2”. Mr. Chris Jones said four years ago “Its a nice light compact machine plenty of light for a semi illuminated room” in his Optoma S321 review.

A few Optoma S321 owners concluded that it was a good depth. Dp mentioned on Amazon “At 3.5 inches depth it fits easily into my laptop bag for travel” in their Optoma S321 review and scored the product 5 stars. Leo mentioned “The luminosity is fine and color hue and depth is acceptable” however despite that he gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

A number of Optoma S321 owners who reviewed it said that it was a good height. Three years ago Bibi wrote “There is a height adjuster at the front (one reviewer said there wasn't) - you just turn the little third leg 4” in her review of this projector. Mr. R. V. Malin wrote in their review four years ago “I was tempted to deduct a star for the lack of 1] a Lens cover, 2] a Quick release height adjustment foot (as on previous models” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One customer concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Victoria Jayne scored this projector very highly and she said five years ago “It isn't too heavy and, as it is well packed in a kind of bubble wrap when it arrives, I carry it around in it's box”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was a good weight. Magneto wrote in their review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon “*Light weight *Good picture quality (not the best”. One person said in their reviews that the Optoma S321 was easy to carry around. Pam Wright rated the product as very good and she mentioned on Amazon “It is easy to set up, easy to carry (although a carry-case is recommended”.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

A few Optoma S321 reviewers who bought this projector considered that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this projector four years ago “For price I think it is great and colours to my eye look bright” and scored the product 5 stars. Five years ago James Ingram said “However, I was suprised just how bright and vivid the colours were”. Jj said in their review of the Optoma S321 “Absolutely in love in that! Bright colours, very nice picture, easy” .

Five Optoma S321 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality. Three years ago K. Smith wrote “Was easy to set up and the picture quality is better than I expected, at this price I decided to order a spare” and scored it very highly. Mayank wrote “I am amazed to see the clear picture quality and performance for the price tag attached to it” in their review of the Optoma S321.

One person reckoned that the Optoma S321 had a sharp image. One Optoma S321 reviewer who reviewed the Optoma S321 thought it was good for watching movies. Four years ago Lovesphotography said on Amazon “We also use it at home to watch movies, great quality also for movies”.

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Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report That it is Robust

Several Optoma S321 owners who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Mayank mentioned on Amazon “Its sleek and sturdy, smaller in size than I anticipated”. Stina Ilves mentioned “Surely durable and with a long lifespan” in their Optoma S321 review.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

A few people wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Andrea C said in his review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon four years ago “Arrived in less than a week to spain too FREE delivery sounds great and looks great”. Peter Mallard said in his Optoma S321 review “You don't need it if you are watching movies as you will want to use a seperate sound system anyway to compliment the big picture” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Victoria Jayne said “The sound works well through my laptop” in her review.

Customers Report a Good High Def TV

Several Optoma S321 owners said in their reviews that this projector was good at displaying high definition TV. Five years ago James Ingram said on Amazon “Sure it's not HD” in his review of this projector. Magneto said in their review of the Optoma S321 on Amazon “*If you try and watch good quality (HD) films it reduces in its picture quality”. Onepaintedman said in their review of this projector on Amazon “Works well with HD streaming and produces a wonderfully clear bright picture on a neural coloured wall! Can't recommend highly enough” and scored the Optoma S321 very highly.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking. John Whittle. gave this projector a very good rating and he said in his review of the Optoma S321 “The projector gave us a beautiful clear presentation from a DVD in the laptop with no distortions whatsoever in daylight, even with the curtains open”. Mr. R. V. Malin mentioned in their review of this projector “There is a proper 3 pin 'kettle' style UK lead! All in all a very good projector for the price” and gave it an excellent review score.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Stretching Minds wrote on Amazon “A very helpful getting started guide too”.

Users Report Poor Connectivity

One Optoma S321 reviewer who bought this projector considered that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Cegs0 gave it a rating of 3 stars and said on Amazon “Mac Book Pro Connectivity Problem”.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

One person said in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Three years ago Guillermo mentioned in his review “All the control buttons are on the remote”.


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 £220.20 it is cheaper than 97% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma S321 and the United Kingdom price of £220.20 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $286.47 (£372.93).

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Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S321 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the Optoma S321 of only 195W is in the smallest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma S321 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma S321's noise level of 34dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 45% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma S321 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 51% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The Optoma S321 has an 800 x 600 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma S321 supports full HD, unlike 64% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Optoma released the S321 in March 2016.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

Based on passable usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the S321 is only £76, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma europe ltd 9571p01gc0e, optoma 9571p01gc0e, code 9571p01gc0e, optoma vp208329, optoma c3yhzs00, optoma c3yhza00, optoma n163893w, optoma p237768p, optoma 800x600, code 800x600, part 800x600, optoma s321
Barcodes 00796435440060, 05055387631175

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