|29dB||1280 X 720 (720p)||18000:1||Yes||Jan 2014|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Optoma W300 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£47 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 75?
It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 15 reviews. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 13% of all 2,068 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
Customers report excellent product quality, good picture quality and that it is fairly priced. However they also report a poor high def TV.
The W300 has some great features:
Optoma W300 In-Depth Analysis
Excellent User Reviews
The average user rating of this data projector is excellent based on 15 user reviews. 11 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.
Users Report Excellent Product Quality
Seven Optoma W300 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Michael Robson wrote on Amazon “Very pleased - good picture quality & quiet” and rated the Optoma W300 5 stars. Mr. J. Gallagher scored it 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Great image quality for the price”. Simon Hunt wrote “Quality product at a reasonable price”.
Users Report Good Picture Quality
A number of customers said that this projector had good picture quality. A number of customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. B-K rated it 5 stars and wrote in their Optoma W300 review “Good contrast allowing to look videos with superb colors”.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good for playing games on. Snowtan said in their review of the Optoma W300 “Great for gaming movies and keeping your popcorn warm”.
Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced
Some Optoma W300 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this projector was good value for money. Benjamin he said “Great product for the price range” in his review of this projector. Benjamin also wrote “Perfect for the price, as long as you are aware that this is not HD regardless of having hdmi ports”. Jim wrote in his review on Amazon two years ago “Excellent Digital projector at a reasonable price, with very good resolution”.
Customers Report That it is Easy to Use
A few people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. J M Henderson mentioned in their review of the Optoma W300 last year “Simple to use and gives an excellent quality picture”. Malcolm Wooldridge gave the Optoma W300 a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Quality of picture and ease of use is great” in his review.
Some Optoma W300 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma W300 was easy to setup. Albi scored the Optoma W300 5 stars and said “Easy to set up and quality picture when used with a first class source [ blue ray player]”. Benjamin said “Smaller than I was expecting, this is easy to setup and connects to my devices really quickly” in his review of this projector.
Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors
We checked 4,069 owner and expert reviews (including 655 verified purchases) for Optoma data 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.
Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level
Two people who reviewed the product wrote that it was quiet. Pieter mentioned in their review of the Optoma W300 on Amazon “It's quiet and bright” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.
Users Report That it is a Good Size
One customer reckoned that it was easy to carry around. J M Henderson wrote in their review “Very light and easy to carry” .
Users Report Good Sound Quality
One Optoma W300 reviewer said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Benjamin wrote on Amazon “Noise so try not to sit to close to it, also there is no audio out option”.
Users Report a Poor High Def TV
One Optoma W300 reviewer said in their reviews that it was not good at displaying high definition TV.
Low Running Costs
The W300 has an average running cost of only £47 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 13% of all 2,068 data projectors.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since January 2014.
1280 X 720 (720p) Resolution
The Optoma W300 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This projector has a 1280 x 720 (720p) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W300 of 13,000 is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 63% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.
Quieter Than Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Optoma W300 of only 29dB is in the quietest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the Optoma W300 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is dimmer than 66% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.
The Optoma W300 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Optoma W300 of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 42% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma W300 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma W300 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma W300 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.
Has a Carrying Case
The Optoma W300 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.
The Optoma W300 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.
The Optoma W300 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma W300 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Smaller Than Average Bulb Power
Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma W300's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
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