Optoma S321 vs Sony MP-CL1

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Optoma S321
Sony MP-CL1

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3h longer lamp service life Edit
The Optoma S321 has a lamp service life of 5,000hh, whereas the Sony MP-CL1 is only a 2,000hh lamp service life projector (3h shorter).
207.8g lighter Edit
The Optoma S321 has a weight of 2.2kgg, however the Sony MP-CL1 is a 210gg heavy projector (207.8g heavier).
Cheaper by $111
The Optoma S321 costs $110.99 less than the Sony MP-CL1.
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 has a projector brightness of 37 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 34 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma S321 (37 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
User reviews are a lot better
The Sony MP-CL1 has an average user review score of 100%, however the Optoma S321 has an average rating of 87% (based on 100 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
34 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma S321 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Sony MP-CL1 is a 37 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (34 ANSI lumens brighter).
Less retailers
The Optoma S321 is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Sony MP-CL1 is stocked by 3 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Optoma S321's average user score is 87%, however the Sony MP-CL1's is 100% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Two times shorter lamp service life Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 is a 2,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 3h shorter than the Optoma S321 (2,000hh).
99% heavier Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 has a weight of 210gg. That's 207.8g heavier than the Optoma S321 (210gg).
$111 more expensive
The Sony MP-CL1 is more expensive than the Optoma S321 by $110.99.
Three months older
The Sony MP-CL1 is older than the Optoma S321 by three months.

Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 13 months Ago

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 SVGA (800x600)
BEST
 SVGA (800x600)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 37 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
75% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.2 - 12 1.15 - 1.15
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
27.78 - 304.4 40 - 120
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Power
195W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
2,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Throw Ratio
 1.94 - 2.16:1
BEST
 1.94 - 2.16:1
Offset
115% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.4 - 2.53 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.85 - 24.01 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M

Ports & Interfaces

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

Performance

Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 INC
 VIE
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 INC
 VIE

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 DC
 AC
 DC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
225W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
187W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Battery

Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 2h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 35

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg
BEST
210g
Height
96.5mm 13mm
Depth
230mm 77mm
Width
298mm 149.5mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 MHL
 MHL
BEST

Technical Details

Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1500
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