This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from projectorcentral.com. The expert review sites think this data projector is one of the very best data projectors of a comparable type and age.
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Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Good Reviews
We checked 1,873 user and expert reviews for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically for its projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Running Costs
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the W311 is £80, which is typical compared to the other 51 projectors that came out more than two years ago.
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Weight & Dimensions
One Optoma W311 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky.
Good Technical Features
One Optoma W311 reviewer thought the Optoma W311 had good features. Last year expert review site Projectorcentral.com said in their review “While not heavy on features”.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This multimedia projector was released in November 2014.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma W311 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that have been available for more than two years.
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Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma W311 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this data projector do support full HD.
We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also support full HD including the VPL-HW30ES, or the VPL-VW1000ES both from Sony or the Acer H9500BD.
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Average Projector Brightness
The Optoma W311 has a fairly standard projector brightness (3,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.
WXGA (1280x800) Resolution
The highest resolution of the Optoma W311 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 51% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.
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Average Noise Level
The Optoma W311 has a fairly average noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years.
Projectors with a louder noise level that might be worth considering include the Epson Pro G6900WU (39dB and higher rated).
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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
The Optoma W311 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.
The Optoma W311 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.
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Has a Carrying Case
The Optoma W311 has a carrying case. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also have a carrying case.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma W311 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors of this spec and age.
Ports & Interfaces
Does Not Have a DVI Port
Like most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this projector, the Optoma W311 does not have a DVI port.
Very Small Bulb Power
At only 190 Watts, the Optoma W311 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector. Projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector have bulb powers of between 140W and 380W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
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Optoma W311 Review Sources
To prepare this Optoma W311 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.