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Optoma X310

Optoma X310
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A stunningly quiet and economical to run XGA 2000:1 contrast ratio projector, with good features
28dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 Yes Apr 2015
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Optoma X310 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have scored the Optoma X310 as follows:
68
Features
Good Features
51
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£58 Over 5 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,040 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Supports 3D
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Optoma X310 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Projector Reviews

Based on 3,314 expert and user reviews (including 528 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 X310 is typical compared to the other 2,040 data projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the X310 is £58.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2015.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Optoma X310 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. 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

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma X310's noise level of only 28dB is in the quietest 10% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma X310 of only 2,000 is in the lowest 12% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma X310's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 48% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma X310 supports 3D. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X310 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma X310's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X310 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma X310 is 3D-ready. 85% of data projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X310 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of data projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma X310 supports password protection. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X310 is RoHS compliance. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X310 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma X310 of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 93% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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