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Optoma X303

Optoma X303
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A very economical to run and remarkably quiet XGA 15000:1 contrast ratio projector, with very good features
26dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 15000:1 Yes Mar 2013
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Optoma X303 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Optoma X303 number 749 in 3D projectors.
78
Reviews
1 Review
81
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
4 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Epson data 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 2018.
It has running costs of £55 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Optoma projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Control
Remote mouse
Full 3d
Easy lamp replacement
CoolingOn
Quick resume
Rapid off
BrilliantColor
Colour guarantee
Amazing colours
Audio capability
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Eco AV mute
Auto power off
Eco+ mode
Green solutions
Clear, focused images
Cost saving long lamp life
Bright images
Has a built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Wireless presenting (optional extra)

Optoma X303 Video Reviews

Optoma X303 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This projector received a rating of 70 out of 100 from expert review site PC Mag.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 3,311 expert and user reviews (including 530 verified purchases), Optoma has very good ratings for its projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The X303 has an average running cost of £55 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the X303 in March 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma X303 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Optoma X303 of only 26dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma X303 of 15,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 27% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma X303 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 29% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma X303 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X303 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma X303's service life of lamp of 4,500h is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X303 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma X303's bulb power of only 190W is in the smallest 5% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

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

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X303 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Optoma X303 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00031113310830, 00072091657074, 00079531969933, 00088021325715, 00557282599116, 00617407497823, 00766150032208, 00796435418168, 05060059047314, 07964354181682

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