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Optoma W331 Projector

£467.65
£417.58 £50.07 cheaper than 12 days ago
20000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 29dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £77.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Optoma has good projector reviews
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Supports full HD
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Reviews

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,872 owner and expert reviews (including 86 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically within its 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors range. 100% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The W331 has an average running cost of £78 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 51 projectors that came out more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Optoma released the W331 in April 2017.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma W331 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider include the X1378WH (£406.97), or the P1285 TCO both from Acer which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the Acer H5381BD (£438.36).

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma W331 has a fairly typical projector brightness (3,300 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

If you want a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to consider the X1378WH (£406.97) (3,800 ANSI lumens and cheaper), or the X1278H (3,800 ANSI lumens and cheaper) both from Acer.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Optoma W331 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The Optoma W331 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to this multimedia projector also support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which support full HD currently available that you might want to look at include the Optoma DS347 (£349) which is cheaper.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the Acer H5381BD (£438.36), or the Optoma 3500 Lumens Full HD Projector (£499.99).

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3D-Ready

The Optoma W331 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to this projector.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma W331 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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Certificates

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma W331 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were launched more than a year ago also are RoHS compliance.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma W331 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma W331 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector, the Optoma W331 does not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

At 6,000 hours, the Optoma W331 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. The service life of lamps of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector range from 3,000h to 35,000h.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago range from 190W to 370W, and the average bulb power is 240W. With a bulb power of only 195 Watts, the Optoma W331 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age.

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Performance

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma W331 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out more than a year ago also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 20000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector is 26dB, the loudest is 37dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. At only 29 decibels, the Optoma W331 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors that were released one year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 29dB noise level data projectors currently available including the Optoma DS347 (£349) which is cheaper.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the Viewsonic PJD6550LW (£510.26) (32dB).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435440046, 05055387631199

Optoma W331 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma W331 review we compared this projector to 2,059 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 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 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.

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