Asus B1M vs Asus P2

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Asus B1M
Asus P2

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In stock (10 available)

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
50% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Asus B1M has a projector brightness of 700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 350 ANSI lumens brighter than the Asus P2 (350 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
0.5W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus B1M is a 2WW RMS rated power projector. That's 0.5W higher than the Asus P2 (1.5WW).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The Asus B1M has two built-in speakers, however the Asus P2 only has one built-in speaker.
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 6 reviews, the Asus B1M has an average expert review score of 80%, however the Asus P2 has an average rating of 73% (based on 15 reviews).
6 Reasons For
15.7M higher number of colours Edit
The Asus P2 has a number of colours of 16.7MM, however the Asus B1M is only a 1,070MM colour projector (15.7M lower).
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Asus P2 is 25dBdB noise level (in economic mode). That's 3dB quieter than the Asus B1M (25dBdB).
80% lighter Edit
The Asus P2 is a 502gg heavy projector. That's 398g lighter than the Asus B1M (502gg).
23% narrower Edit
The Asus P2 has a width of 142.5mmmm. That's 32.5mm narrower than the Asus B1M (142.5mmmm).
$307 cheaper
The Asus P2 is $307.33 cheaper than the Asus B1M.
User reviews are a little better
The Asus P2 has an average user review score of 85% based on 16 reviews, whereas the Asus B1M has an average rating of 84% (based on 40 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Lower number of colours Edit
Asus B1M is only 1,070MM colour, but the Asus P2 is a 16.7MM colour projector (15.7M higher).
3dB louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Asus B1M is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 3dB louder than the Asus P2 (25dBdB).
Heavier Edit
The Asus B1M has a weight of 900gg. That's 398g heavier than the Asus P2 (502gg).
Wider Edit
Asus B1M is 175mmmm wide. That's 32.5mm wider than the Asus P2 (142.5mmmm).
$307 more expensive
The Asus B1M is more expensive than the Asus P2 by $307.33.
Four months older
The Asus B1M is older than the Asus P2 by four months.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The Asus B1M's average user rating is 84%, however the Asus P2's is 85% (based on 16 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
350 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Asus P2 is a 350 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 350 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Asus B1M (350 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus P2 is a 1.5WW RMS rated power projector. That's 0.5W lower than the Asus B1M (1.5WW).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Asus P2 is a one built-in speaker projector, whereas the Asus B1M only has two built-in speakers.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 shops sells the Asus P2, but 7 stores sell the Asus B1M. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Asus P2 is only 73%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus B1M is 80% (based on 6 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
hard-h2o.com: Great Buy
insidehw.com: Approved
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
3 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
hard-h2o.com: Recommended
overclockersclub.com: Bronze

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

44 months Ago 41 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3500:1
 3500:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
700 ANSI lumens
BEST
350 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45"
Number of Colours
1,070M 16.7M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.6 - 3 0.5 - 3
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
31.2 - 153 20 - 120
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp Service Life
30,000h 30,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1:1
 1:1
Offset
100% 100%

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1280 x 800
BEST
 1280 x 800
Video Colour Mode
 Dynamic
 Dynamic
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 1
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2GB

Performance

Noise Level
32dB 32dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB 25dB
BEST
Horizontal Scan Range
50 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
31.5 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Supported Audio Format
AAC,MP2,MP3,WMA AAC,APE,FLAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
 PNG
 JPEG XR
 JPG
 BMP
 PNG
 JPEG XR
Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 VOB
 FLV
 ASF
 MOV
 MPG
 MKV
 DAT
 M4V
 TS
 3G2
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 VOB
 FLV
 ASF
 MOV
 MPG
 MKV
 DAT
 M4V
 TS
 3G2
RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
1.5W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1
Document Format
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 TXT
 XLS
 DOC
 PDF
 PPT
 TXT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
85W 27W
BEST

Battery

Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5h
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,950mAh

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 90 20 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
FCC, UL, CE, CB, CCC, C-tick, VCCI, PSE, Gost-R Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
2.3kg 1.2kg
BEST
Packaging Height
225mm 113mm
Packaging Depth
80mm 179mm
Packaging Width
338mm 235mm
Weight
900g 502g
BEST
Height
139mm
BEST
34.6mm
Depth
44.5mm 130mm
BEST
Width
175mm 142.5mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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