Optoma X303
Optoma X303
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Optoma X303

A gigantic 15000:1 1024 x 768 projector with average reviews and passable features
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 26dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma X303 Review

With low running costs but average reviews, we have scored the Optoma X303 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Average Features
4 Years Old
£77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £77 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 16% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Optoma projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

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Optoma X303 In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

This data projector received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.

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Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

We checked 2,445 owner and expert reviews (including 398 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.



The Optoma X303 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma X303 of only 26dB is in the quietest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma X303's projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 39% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X303 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma X303's bulb power of only 190W is very small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 3% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X303 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of multimedia projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X303 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma X303 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X303 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2013.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The X303 has an average 1 year running cost of only £77 based on satisfactory energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00079531969933, 00796435418168, 05060059047314, 07964354181682
20% longer service life of lamp
£0.32 cheaper to run
Louder noise level