Optoma W515 Review
|Value for Money||
|1 Year Old|
|£140 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 46?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer multimedia projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £140 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode
Should You Buy it Now?
Optoma W515 In-Depth Analysis
Optoma Has Very Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors
We checked 2,445 owner and expert reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma data projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Optoma data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is under 2 years old but has average features and at £2,194.80 it is more expensive than 83% of projectors.
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Quite Quiet Noise Level
The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Optoma W515's noise level of only 28dB is quite quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
The Optoma W515 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma W515 supports password protection. 88% of projectors do not support password protection.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the Optoma W515 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 25% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.
Quite Big Bulb Power
The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the Optoma W515 of 365W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Optoma W515's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Does Not Support Full HD
The Optoma W515 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma W515 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Optoma W515 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution across similar types of projector.
Released Over a Year Ago
Optoma released the W515 in October 2015.
Average Running Costs
The W515 has an average 1 year running cost of £140 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.
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