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Optoma X315

£599.21
A very economical to run 1500:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with good features but a price that represents poor value for money
1500:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 34dB Aug 2014
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Optoma X315 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Optoma X315 number 464 across all projectors.
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Average
75
Good Features
55
3 Years Old
86
£76 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
61
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

Sony 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 projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 15% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
RoHS compliance
Supports password protection
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode

Optoma X315 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Value For Money


Features

RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X315 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Optoma X315's bulb power of only 190W is quite small compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma X315 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma X315 supports password protection, unlike 88% of data projectors which do not support password protection.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X315 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma X315 of 10,000h is in the longest 17% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma X315 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma X315 of 34dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma X315's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 47% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X315 has a carrying case, unlike 81% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma X315 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Optoma X315 has a mounting brackets included, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X315 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in August 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The X315 is in the cheapest 15% of all 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the X315 is only £76.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 02505031401102, 05060059049202

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