Optoma GT1080 vs Optoma HD26 vs Optoma HD28DSE

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Optoma GT1080
Optoma HD26
Optoma HD28DSE

Top Prices

Best Buy
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Overstock
eBay
In stock (13 available)
B&H Photo
Delivery unknown
In stock
Adorama
Out of stock
eBay
In stock, only 2 left!
Overstock
Best Buy
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
MacMall
Delivery unknown
In stock
B&H Photo
In stock
Best Buy
In stock
eBay
Adorama
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Optoma GT1080 is 26dBdB noise level (in economic mode), and so does the Optoma HD26. That's 2dB quieter than the Optoma HD28DSE (28dBdB).
Available from 8 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.
One more awards
The Optoma GT1080 has 3 awards, but the Optoma HD26 has 2 awards.
6 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer) and the Optoma HD28DSE is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (0 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 6,500hh, however the Optoma GT1080 is only a 6,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (0h longer) and the Optoma HD28DSE is only a 4,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2h shorter).
0.9x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a digital zoom of 2xx, whereas the Optoma HD28DSE is only a 1.1xx digital zoom projector (0.9x smaller).
A bit quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Optoma HD26 is 26dBdB noise level (in economic mode) (as does the Optoma GT1080), but the Optoma HD28DSE is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
0.2g lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kgg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is a 2.7kgg heavy projector (0.2g heavier) and the Optoma HD28DSE is a 2.6kgg heavy projector (0.1g heavier).
Cheaper by $25
The Optoma HD26 is $25 cheaper than the Optoma GT1080 and $25 cheaper than the Optoma HD28DSE.
6 Reasons For
10% bigger lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 20W bigger than the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 (210WW).
1h longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 1h longer than the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 (6,000hh).
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Optoma HD28DSE is two, but the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more awards
The Optoma HD28DSE has 3 awards, whereas the Optoma HD26 has 2 awards.
Expert reviews are marginally better
Based on 10 reviews, the Optoma HD28DSE has an average expert review score of 76%, however the Optoma GT1080 has an average rating of 75% (based on 12 reviews) and the Optoma HD26 has an average rating of 73% (based on 9 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 3 reviews, the Optoma HD28DSE has an average user review score of 100%, however the Optoma GT1080 has an average rating of 92% (based on 81 reviews) and the Optoma HD26 has an average rating of 95% (based on 30 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens) and 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD28DSE (3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
11% smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 190WW lamp power projector, and so does the Optoma HD26. That's 20W smaller than the Optoma HD28DSE (210WW).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector, and so does the Optoma HD26. That's 1h shorter than the Optoma HD28DSE (6,000hh).
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has one USB 2.0 port, and so does the Optoma HD26, however the Optoma HD28DSE only has two USB 2.0 ports.
8% heavier Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2.7kgg heavy projector. That's 0.2g heavier than the Optoma HD26 (2.6kgg) and 0.1g heavier than the Optoma HD28DSE (2.6kgg).
$25 more expensive
The Optoma GT1080 is more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by $25.
Over one year older
The Optoma GT1080 is older than the Optoma HD28DSE by 17 months. The Optoma GT1080 is the same age as the Optoma HD26.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Optoma GT1080 is only 75%, whereas the average expert rating of the Optoma HD28DSE is 76% (based on 10 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Optoma GT1080 is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD26 is 95% (based on 30 reviews) and the Optoma HD28DSE is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
11% smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp power of 190WW (as does the Optoma GT1080), however the Optoma HD28DSE is a 210WW lamp power projector (20W bigger).
Shorter lamp service life Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh (as does the Optoma GT1080), but the Optoma HD28DSE is a 6,000hh lamp service life projector (1h longer).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Optoma HD26 has one USB 2.0 port (as does the Optoma GT1080), however the Optoma HD28DSE only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma HD26 is only stocked by 5 stores, but the Optoma GT1080 is stocked by 13 shops and the Optoma HD28DSE is stocked by 12 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Optoma HD26 is 17 months older than the Optoma HD28DSE. The Optoma HD26 is the same age as the Optoma GT1080.
One less award
The Optoma HD26 has only received 2 awards, but the Optoma GT1080 has received 3 awards and the Optoma HD28DSE has received 3 awards.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The average expert rating of the Optoma HD26 is only 73%, whereas the average expert rating of the Optoma GT1080 is 75% (based on 12 reviews) and the Optoma HD28DSE is 76% (based on 10 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma HD26 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the Optoma HD28DSE is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
50% shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 4,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 2h shorter than the Optoma GT1080 (4,000hh) and 2h shorter than the Optoma HD26 (4,000hh).
Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 1.1xx digital zoom projector. That's 0.9x smaller than the Optoma HD26 (1.1xx).
8% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 28dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB louder than the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 (28dBdB).
Heavier Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE has a weight of 2.6kgg. That's 0.1g lighter than the Optoma GT1080 (2.6kgg) and 0.1g heavier than the Optoma HD26 (2.6kgg).
$25 more expensive
The Optoma HD28DSE is more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by $25.
Less retailers
Only 12 retailers sells the Optoma HD28DSE, whereas 13 sellers sell the Optoma GT1080. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

3 Awards
Expert Reviews: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
2 Awards
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
3 Awards
benchmark.pl: Good Product
projectorcentral.com: Highly Rated
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 29 months Ago 13 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 23000:1
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40 40
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
 1920 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40 40
Matrix Size
0.65" 0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% 80% 80%
Number of Colours
1,073.4M 1,073.4M 1,073.4M
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.5 - 3.35 1.5 - 10 1.5 - 10
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
45.3 - 300 41.8 - 300 41.8 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h 6,500h
BEST
4,000h
Lamp Power
190W 190W 210W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h 6,000h
BEST

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
 1.48 - 1.62:1
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
BEST
1.1x
Offset
116% 116% 116%
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.67 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.9 - 24 21.9 - 24
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC M
3D Format
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Top and bottom
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Top and bottom
 Side by side
 Frame packing
 Top and bottom

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Port
1 1 2
BEST
HDMI Port
2 2 2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size
 Full-size

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level in Economy Mode
26dB
BEST
26dB
BEST
28dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146 15.375 - 91.146 15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 24 - 85 24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 ARA
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 ARA
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 ARA

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 233W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
193W 193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 193W
Maximum Power Consumption
233W 262W 233W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 110 - 220 110 - 220
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220
 220
 110 - 220

Battery

Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data AA

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 0 - 3000 0 - 3000
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 0 - 85 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 40 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg 2.5kg
BEST
2.6kg
Height
114mm 114mm 114mm
Depth
315mm 224mm
BEST
224mm
BEST
Width
315mm 315mm 315mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
 HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
 AC
BEST

Other Features

F-Number / Relative Aperture
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
25000:1 25000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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