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Optoma X401

£689.20
A classic 15000:1 1024 x 768 projector with good features but a price that represents not very good value for money
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 29dB Aug 2013
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Optoma X401 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Optoma X401 number 563 across all projectors.
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2 Reviews
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Average
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Good Features
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4 Years Old
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£112 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of £112 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
The X401 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D-ready
Quite quiet noise level
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD

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Optoma X401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This Optoma data projector has an average expert rating of 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com.

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Very Good Brand

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £689.20 it is cheaper than 53% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Optoma X401 and the United Kingdom price of £689.20 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,049.00 (£1,365.59).

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Features

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Optoma X401's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma X401's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 74% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma X401 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X401 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Optoma X401's noise level of only 29dB is fairly quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 13% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X401 has a carrying case. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma X401 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X401 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma X401 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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HD-Ready

The Optoma X401 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2013.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The X401 has an average running cost of £112 over 1 year based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418366, 00942080088083, 05060059047536, 07964354183662

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