Optoma W312
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Optoma W312

£399.99 £105.01 cheaper than 42 days ago
A very economical to run 20000:1 WXGA (1280x768) multimedia projector with good features
20000:1 WXGA (1280x768) Yes 29dB Feb 2015
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Optoma W312 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the Optoma W312 number 800 across all projectors.
Good Features
2 Years Old
£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 14% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
Has a carrying case
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma W312 In-Depth Analysis


Optoma Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Supports Password Protection

The Optoma W312 supports password protection, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma W312 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W312 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma W312 of only 29dB is in the quietest 11% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma W312 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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The Optoma W312 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W312 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma W312's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 4% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma W312 of 3,200 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 52% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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WXGA (1280x768) Resolution

The Optoma W312 has a WXGA (1280x768) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since February 2015.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The W312 is one of the more economic to run projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the W312 is only £76.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £105 (21%)

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00796435419530, 05055387628687

Optoma W312


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