Asus B1MR vs Asus P2 vs Asus P3B

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Asus B1MR
Asus P2
Asus P3B

Top Prices

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Hugely brighter projector brightness Edit
Asus B1MR is 900 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Asus P2 is only a 350 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (550 ANSI lumens dimmer) and the Asus P3B is only an 800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Moderately bigger offset Edit
The Asus B1MR has an offset of 105%%, however the Asus P2 is only a 100%% offset projector (5% smaller).
Vastly higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus B1MR has an RMS rated power of 4WW, however the Asus P2 is only a 1.5WW RMS rated power projector (2.5W lower) and the Asus P3B is only a 2WW RMS rated power projector (2W lower).
One more built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Asus B1MR is two, but the Asus P3B only has one built-in speaker.
6 Reasons For
12% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Asus P2 has a noise level in economy mode of 25dBdB. That's 3dB quieter than the Asus B1MR ().
80% lighter Edit
Asus P2 is 502gg heavy. That's 398g lighter than the Asus B1MR (750gg) and 248g lighter than the Asus P3B (750gg).
32.5mm narrower Edit
The Asus P2 is a 142.5mmmm wide projector. That's 32.5mm narrower than the Asus B1MR (153.5mmmm) and 11mm narrower than the Asus P3B (153.5mmmm).
$192 cheaper
The Asus P2 costs $208.66, whereas the Asus B1MR is $400.99 and the Asus P3B is $455.99.
One more awards
The Asus P2 has 3 awards, however the Asus P3B has 2 awards.
User reviews are moderately better
The Asus P2 has an average user review score of 85% based on 16 reviews, but the Asus B1MR has an average rating of 80% (based on 15 reviews) and the Asus P3B has an average rating of 83% (based on 14 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Asus P3B has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Asus P2 only has one USB 2.0 port.
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are a bit better
The Asus P3B has an average expert review score of 83%, whereas the Asus B1MR has an average rating of 81% (based on 2 reviews) and the Asus P2 has an average rating of 73% (based on 15 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Asus B1MR is a one USB 2.0 port projector (as does the Asus P2), whereas the Asus P3B only has three USB 2.0 ports.
11% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Asus B1MR has a noise level in economy mode of 28dBdB, however the Asus P2 is a 25dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (3dB quieter).
398g heavier Edit
Asus B1MR is 900gg heavy, but the Asus P2 is a 502gg heavy projector (398g lighter) and the Asus P3B is a 750gg heavy projector (150g lighter).
32.5mm wider Edit
The Asus B1MR is a 175mmmm wide projector, whereas the Asus P2 is a 142.5mmmm wide projector (32.5mm narrower) and the Asus P3B is a 153.5mmmm wide projector (21.5mm narrower).
More expensive by $192
The Asus B1MR is $192.33 more expensive than the Asus P2.
Not as many stockists
The Asus B1MR is only stocked by 6 sellers, however the Asus P3B is stocked by 9 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by seven months
The Asus B1MR is seven months older than the Asus P3B.
Expert review Rating is moderately Worse
The Asus B1MR has an average expert score of 81%, but the Asus P3B has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 5 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The Asus B1MR has an average user score of 80%, but the Asus P2 has an average user rating of 85% (based on 16 reviews) and the Asus P3B has an average user rating of 83% (based on 14 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
550 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Asus P2 is only 350 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 550 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Asus B1MR (800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens) and 450 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Asus P3B (800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller offset Edit
The Asus P2 is a 100%% offset projector. That's 5% smaller than the Asus B1MR ().
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Asus P2 is a one USB 2.0 port projector, and so does the Asus B1MR, whereas the Asus P3B only has three USB 2.0 ports.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus P2 is a 1.5WW RMS rated power projector. That's 2.5W lower than the Asus B1MR (2WW) and 0.5W lower than the Asus P3B (2WW).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The number of built-in speakers on the Asus P2 is one, and so does the Asus P3B, but the Asus B1MR only has two built-in speakers.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the Asus P2, however 6 stores sell the Asus B1MR and 9 sellers sell the Asus P3B. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over two years older
The Asus P2 is older than the Asus B1MR by 19 months and older than the Asus P3B by two years.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The Asus P2 only has an average expert rating of 73%, but the Asus B1MR has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 2 reviews) and the Asus P3B has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 5 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
100 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Asus P3B is an 800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Asus B1MR (800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens) and 450 ANSI lumens brighter than the Asus P2 (800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus P3B is a 2WW RMS rated power projector. That's 2W lower than the Asus B1MR (2WW) and 0.5W higher than the Asus P2 (2WW).
Only one built-in speaker Edit
The Asus P3B is a one built-in speaker projector, and so does the Asus P2, whereas the Asus B1MR only has two built-in speakers.
34% heavier Edit
The Asus P3B is a 750gg heavy projector. That's 150g lighter than the Asus B1MR (750gg) and 248g heavier than the Asus P2 (750gg).
8% wider Edit
The Asus P3B has a width of 153.5mmmm. That's 21.5mm narrower than the Asus B1MR (153.5mmmm) and 11mm wider than the Asus P2 (153.5mmmm).
$247 more expensive
The Asus P3B is more expensive than the Asus B1MR by $55 and more expensive than the Asus P2 by $247.33.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Asus P3B has received 2 awards, the Asus P2 has received 3 awards.
A bit Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Asus P3B is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus P2 is 85% (based on 16 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 3 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
hard-h2o.com: Recommended
overclockersclub.com: Bronze
2 Awards
profesionalreview.com: Gold
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 41 months Ago 15 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 100000:1
 100000:1
 100000:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
900 ANSI lumens
BEST
350 ANSI lumens 800 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.45" 0.45" 0.45"
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.7M 16.7M
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.6 - 3 0.5 - 3 0.45 - 3.4
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
31.2 - 153 20 - 120 25 - 200
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
 LED
Lamp Service Life
30,000h 30,000h 30,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1:1
 1:1
 1:1
Offset
105%
BEST
100% Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Video Colour Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 Whiteboard
BEST
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 Whiteboard
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 Whiteboard
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC
 NTSC

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 1 3
BEST
HDMI Port
1 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
32dB 32dB 32dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
28dB 25dB
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Preset Mode
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
 Theatre
 sRGB
 Dynamic
 Standard
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
 Theatre

Multimedia

Supported Audio Format
AAC,MP2,MP3,WAV,WMA AAC,APE,FLAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA AAC,APE,FLAC,MP1,MP2,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
 PNG
 JPEG XR
 JPG
 BMP
 PNG
 JPEG XR
 JPG
 BMP
 PNG
 JPEG XR
Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TS
 3G2
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TS
 3G2
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TS
 3G2
RMS Rated Power
4W
BEST
1.5W 2W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1 1
Document Format
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 XLS
 TXT
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 XLS
 TXT
 DOC
 DOCX
 PDF
 XLS
 TXT

Design

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

Display

Display Colour
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Power

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
85W 27W
BEST
65W

Battery

Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5h 1.5h
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,950mAh
BEST
12,000mAh

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 90 20 - 90 20 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Packaging Weight
2.3kg 1.2kg
BEST
1.8kg
Packaging Height
80mm 113mm 80mm
Packaging Depth
225mm 179mm 255mm
Packaging Width
338mm 235mm 298mm
Weight
900g 502g
BEST
750g
Height
44.5mm 34.6mm
BEST
43mm
Depth
139mm 130mm
BEST
131.2mm
Width
175mm 142.5mm
BEST
153.5mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
FCC, UL, CE, CB, CCC, C-tick, VCCI, PSE, Gost-R Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI
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