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Optoma W331

74

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Optoma W331

£476.39
£391.11 £85 cheaper than 54 days ago
Optoma W331
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A fully featured and very economical to run quiet 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
29dB 1280 X 800 22000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma W331 Review

With very low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma W331 number 254 in 3D projectors and number 302 across all projectors.
51
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
93
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are also excellent.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £476.39 to £391.11 in the last 54 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Optoma W331 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 4,069 expert and owner reviews (including 655 verified purchases) for Optoma multimedia projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £85 (18%)

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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 £391.11 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $354.00 (£491.88).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The W331 is in the cheapest 12% of all 2,068 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the W331 is only £47.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since March 2016.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma W331 of only 29dB is quieter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is quieter than 89% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Optoma W331's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than 85% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W331's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 48% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma W331 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma W331 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma W331's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 68% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W331 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The Optoma W331's bulb power of only 195W is smaller than 84% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W331 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma W331 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W331 is 3D-ready. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W331 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma dwsoptw331, optoma 1280x800, optoma w331

Barcodes:

00796435440046, 04923143162991, 05055387631199

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