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Optoma W340 Review
|15 Months Old|
|£56 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 72?
Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 £56 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Fairly high contrast ratio (typical)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite small bulb power
Should You Buy it Now?
Optoma W340 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews
We checked 2,395 user and expert reviews (including 366 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Excellent Value for Money
The product has good features and is less than 18 months old and at £460.74 it is cheaper than 75% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Up by £29 (6%)
There was a cheaper price of £432.05 at OfficeNerd 73 days ago.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Optoma W340 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
Amongst similar types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the Optoma W340 of 34dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 45% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Fairly High Contrast Ratio (typical)
Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma W340 of 20,000 is quite high compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 17% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Average Projector Brightness
The Optoma W340's projector brightness of 3,400 ANSI lumens is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 60% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma W340 has a built-in speaker, as do 75% of multimedia projectors.
Average Service Life of Lamp
The Optoma W340's service life of lamp of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 66% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma W340 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.
Quite Small Bulb Power
The bulb power of the Optoma W340 of only 195W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma W340 supports password protection, which is unusual. 88% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.
Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma W340 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.
The Optoma W340 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Released 15 Months Ago
Optoma released the W340 in May 2016.
Low Running Costs
The W340 has an average running cost of only £56 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors.
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