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65

Overall Score

Optoma W331

£386.53
A cheap to run and good value for money 20000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 29dB Mar 2016
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Optoma W331 Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Optoma W331 number 232 across all projectors.
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Very Good
61
Good Features
71
17 Months Old
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£78 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
65
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Sony data projectors 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At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £78 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 17% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
RoHS compliance
Only 1,080 video mode
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £353.86 on eBay 60 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 56% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Optoma W331 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,447 user and expert reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has very good ratings specifically within its data projectors range. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Cheap

We think this data projector represents good value compared to other projectors. We checked 1,099 projectors and they range in price from £106 to £17,495.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma W331 and the United Kingdom price of £386.53 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $354.00 (£460.98).

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Features

HD-Ready

The Optoma W331 is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W331 has a pretty average projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W331 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 6,000 hours, the Optoma W331 has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W331 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W331 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Optoma W331 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 195 Watts, the Optoma W331 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors. The average bulb power of projectors is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma W331 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

It was March 2016 when this projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The W331 is one of the more economic to run data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the W331 is only £78.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 1280x800, optoma w331
Barcodes 00796435440046, 05055387631199

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