Close
Share on
Optoma X304M
Optoma X304M
+ 1 Video

Loading image...

Optoma X304M Projector

£599.65
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £93.42 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good size
Good 3D picture quality
Expert reviews are average
3 Reviews
Amazon UK £599.65 Go to Store
Ebuyer Business £605.28 Go to Store
Ebuyer £625.98 Go to Store
See All 12 Prices from 12 Stores | £599.65 - £851.00 | Price Trend | Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Price

Price Has Gone Up by 50% (50%)

There was a cheaper price of £299 on Amazon UK 55 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 53% chance that the price will go back down. However the future is never certain and there remains a 47% chance that the price will actually go up further.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.


Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com have rated this multimedia projector on average 65%.

Optoma Has Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,872 owner and expert reviews for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Optoma has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The X304M has an average 1 year running cost of £94 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 160 projectors of this age and spec.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed this projector said that it was heavy and bulky. Expert website Pcmag.com said in their Optoma X304M review four years ago “Only a little heavier than 500-lumen LED-based portable projectors”.


Good 3D Picture Quality

One owner who reviewed this projector considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Fiona Campbell rated this projector 7 stars and she said “Excellent for the money the 3d is amazing”.

Good Picture Quality

One owner considered that it had good picture quality.


Design

Good to Excellent Data Image Quality

One owner who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality. It Reviews.com mentioned in their Optoma X304M review on IT Reviews.com “Good to excellent data image quality”.

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma X304M is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Optoma released the X304M in April 2017.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector, the Optoma X304M does not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to look at including the W1400 (£599.95), or the MH680 (£461.08) both from Benq which also has a higher rating.

What is full HD? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X304M has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think because of it's better review score, the W1400 (£599.95), the GP30 (£599), and the MH680 (£461.08) all from Benq is also worth considering.

What is a built-in speaker(s)? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X304M has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for more than two years.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to look at the Panasonic PT-TW340 (£611.98) (3,200 ANSI lumens), the NEC NP-M332 (£447.72) (3,300 ANSI lumens), or the Acer H6520 (3,500 ANSI lumens) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Optoma X304M has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution.

What does "projector native resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Performance

Average Noise Level

The Optoma X304M has a pretty standard noise level (33 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 33dB noise level data projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer K335 (£609.97), or the Benq W1400 (£599.95).

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Optoma W304M (£696.63) (33dB).

What does "noise level" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma X304M has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma X304M does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also do not have a DVI port.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X304M has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00088020865595, 00617407497830, 00678476000161, 00796435418434, 04056572653188, 05060059047840, 07964354184348

Optoma X304M Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma X304M 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.

Other Projectors to Consider

Optoma X600 vs Optoma X304M

Optoma X600 vs Optoma X304M
Optoma X600 Optoma X304M
£ 1,033.90 £599.65
Expert Reviews Are a Lot Better
Newer HDMI Version
Two More VGA (D-Sub) Ports
Higher RMS Rated Power
£434 More Expensive
Shorter Lamp Service Life

Acer K335 vs Optoma X304M

Acer K335 vs Optoma X304M
Acer K335 Optoma X304M
£ 609.97 £599.65
£46.47 Cheaper to Run
87% Longer Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Expert Reviews Are Appreciably Better
75% Longer Lamp Service Life
£10 More Expensive
1,068.93M Lower Number of Colours

Optoma EH500 vs Optoma X304M

Optoma EH500 vs Optoma X304M
Optoma EH500 Optoma X304M
£ 935.69 £599.65
Higher Resolution
Newer HDMI Version
67% Higher RMS Rated Power
Two More VGA (D-Sub) Ports
£336 More Expensive
Heavier
Feedback