A number of customers who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. Aw Chesham mentioned in their review of this projectors on Amazon “It produces a very high quality bright image” and rated the Optoma GT1070 99 out of 100. Two years ago David Smith gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said “I bought a 84" Optoma Projector Screen as well and I have to say the picture quality is awesome” in his review of this projectors. Depender B. said a few weeks ago “It ran silently and the picture quality was” in their review of the Optoma GT1070.
Good Picture Quality
Several people who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality. David Smith scored the product 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this projectors on Amazon “I bought a 84" Optoma Projector Screen as well and I have to say the picture quality is awesome”. In August this year Depender B. gave the Optoma GT1070 a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this projectors on Amazon “It ran silently and the picture quality was”. Depender B. also said “The picture quality remains great”.
One Optoma GT1070 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for watching movies. Michael said on Amazon “This projector is awesome, I've got a crystal clear 140" display for movies or games” in his review of this projectors.
One Optoma GT1070 owner said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. H. Wyeth and wrote in their Optoma GT1070 review last year “Switching to cinema mode brings back deeper blacks and better colours”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 had clear images. Andyh said “Get an outstanding large clear image”.
One Optoma GT1070 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was good for playing games on. David Moxon gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “Good projector great for gaming” in his review.
Acceptable Noise Level
A few people concluded that it was noisy. Bill Small World said in his Optoma GT1070 review “The fan is not too noisy”. H. Wyeth wrote on Amazon “Louder and others seem to say the opposite”. H. Wyeth also wrote “Is it loud? -For extended periods at brighter settings it is”.
Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this projectors was quiet. Three years ago Andyh mentioned in their review of this projectors on Amazon “The unit then runs quite quietly” and gave this projectors a rating of 99 out of 100. Depender B. said in their review of this projectors on Amazon in August this year “It ran silently and the picture quality was” and scored this projectors 80 out of 100. Glen Robson said two years ago “Fantastic in a word quiet almost silent and perfectly clear” in his Optoma GT1070 review and scored this projectors 99 out of 100.
Good High Def TV
Seven customers who reviewed this projectors considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Andyh wrote in their review on Amazon “If like me you're not bothered about it being 720p HD, rather than the full 1080p HD then it represents something of a bargain” and rated it 5 stars. Ealias mentioned in their Optoma GT1070 review “What else should a cinema projector need? Short throw, 3D, full HD, this has it all”. Jtt mentioned “Excellent HD short throw projector”.
Easy to Use
A number of people wrote in their reviews that this projectors was easy to use. Glen Robson wrote on Amazon “It has very easy to use settings and is with out doubt the best i have had”. H. Wyeth gave the Optoma GT1070 a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon in August last year “The menus are quite easy to use, though graphically it's sometimes hard to tell what menu item is highlighted”. In August Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa mentioned “It's very handy” in their review of this projectors.
Two customers who bought the product thought it was easy to setup. Andyh scored the product 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon three years ago “The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen” in their review of this projectors. Andyh also wrote “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up and produces a great picture”.
Good 3D Picture Quality
A few people who reviewed the Optoma GT1070 agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Ealias wrote in their review of this projectors on Amazon last year “What else should a cinema projector need? Short throw, 3D, full HD, this has it all”. K. B. I. Flavell wrote “The 1080 picture is amazing the 3d is stunning”. P. Rowan wrote “Also has issues picking up 3d sources when set to auto mode” in their review of the Optoma GT1070 however despite that only scored this projectors 60 out of 100.
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Four people who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking. In August this year Amazon Customer rated the Optoma GT1070 99 out of 100 and mentioned in their Optoma GT1070 review on Amazon “Playing games this big is pretty sweet”. Andyh mentioned “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up”. H. Wyeth and mentioned on Amazon “The market is pretty small for this type of projector”.
One customer reckoned that this projectors was smooth. Rohitkn gave it a score of 5 stars and said in August last year “Projecting on white smooth wall and it has been getting me real HD cinema exprience with a 100 inch picture on my wall”.
One person who reviewed the Optoma GT1070 reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. This month Xycenh scored the Optoma GT1070 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this projectors on Amazon “I'm not a heavy user”.
One Optoma GT1070 reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was thick. Simon Byron said on Amazon last year “The image is 2m high and over 3m wide - it's phenomenal” in his review of the Optoma GT1070 and gave this projectors a score of 5 stars.
One Optoma GT1070 owner concluded that this projectors was a good weight. Bill Small World mentioned “It works well and is sharp and light weight” and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100.
One customer who reviewed the product thought it was lightweight. Andyh mentioned in their Optoma GT1070 review on Amazon “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up” and gave the Optoma GT1070 a rating of 99 out of 100.
Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. David Moxon scored the Optoma GT1070 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor”. Seanqs wrote this month “Built in sound is okay” in their review of this projectors and scored the Optoma GT1070 4 stars.
One Optoma GT1070 owner who reviewed the product said that it was strong and durable. Aw Chesham wrote in their review “This projector seems sturdy and yet is surprisingly light”.
One Optoma GT1070 reviewer said in their reviews that this projectors was reliable. Andyh gave it a rating of 99 out of 100 and wrote “So far I'm very happy with the projector, I just hope it proves to be reliable and has a good long bulb life!”.
The GT1070 is one the most popular projector currently available for purchase.
Good Sound Quality
Some Optoma GT1070 reviewers thought it had good sound quality. David Moxon mentioned in August last year “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor” in his review of the Optoma GT1070. Depender B. wrote this month “The sound is great too”. P. Rowan mentioned “Video good - sound” but scored this projectors 3 stars.
Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Data Projectors
Optoma is one of the better rated multimedia projector brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Optoma also has good ratings for its multimedia projectors.
Owner Reviews Are Good
Based on 82 owner reviews this projector has an average owner rating of 89%.
Good Remote Control
Some Optoma GT1070 owners who purchased it reckoned that it had a good remote control. Two years ago David Smith mentioned on Amazon “The remote is awesome the backlight is really bright (blue backlight” in his review of this projectors and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa said on Amazon in August this year “The other thing that Is good is its Backlit remote” in their review.
Good for Ceiling Mounting
One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was good for ceiling mounting. Matt said “If you are looking to ceiling mount this, especially with a low profile mounting, avoid like the plague” however gave it a score of 1 stars.
Supports Full HD Projection
The Optoma GT1070 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the GT1070 do not support Full HD projection.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Optoma GT1070 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the GT1070 do not have a built-in speaker.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Benq W750, or the Optoma H100 which has a better Rating.
We think you might also be interested in other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker including the Optoma H180X.
Supports 3D Image Projection
The Optoma GT1070 supports 3D image projection. Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the GT1070 do not support 3D image projection.
We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors which support 3D image projection and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq W750, and the Optoma H100 is also worth considering.
Other multimedia projectors which also support 3D image projection that you might want to look at include the Optoma H180X.
1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution
This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many data projectors that were launched around the same time as it.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution supported by the Optoma GT1070 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA). The worst resolution of all projectors of this age and spec is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).
If the resolution of this Optoma data projector is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Benq W770ST (1280 x 720 (HD 720 and higher rated)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA and higher rated) and higher rated); or the Optoma GT760 ($649.00) (1024 x 768 (XGA and cheaper)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA and cheaper)|1280 x 800 (WXGA and cheaper)|1366 Ñ 768|1600 x 1200 (UXGA and cheaper)|640 x 480 (VGA and cheaper)|800 x 600 (SVGA and cheaper) and cheaper).
Fairly High Number of Colours
At 1,073.4 million, the Optoma GT1070 has a quite high number of colours compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years. The numbers of colours of multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the GT1070 range from 1M to 1,100M.
Quite Big Offset
At 116 percent, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly big offset compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the GT1070. Across all the data projectors of a comparable age and type to the GT1070 the offsets range from 0.03% to 130%.
The average width of projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT1070 is 380mm, and the widths range from 130mm to 550mm. With a width of only 315 millimeters, the Optoma GT1070 is quite narrow compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.
The Optoma GT1070 is fairly light (only 2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to the GT1070. The average weight of multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the GT1070 is 6.2kg, and the weights range from 470g to 20kg.
Very Quiet Noise Level
Data projectors of a comparable age and type to the GT1070 have noise levels of between 20dB and 47dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. With a noise level of only 26 decibels, the Optoma GT1070 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst multimedia projectors of this age.
Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth looking at include the Optoma GT760 ($649.00) (29dB and cheaper).
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One Optoma GT1070 owner said in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. The Honest Reviewer gave this projectors a score of 3 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Another small niggle, is the difficulty of using the manual focus setting”.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
The Optoma GT1070 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the GT1070 also do not support WiFi connectivity.
There are a number of other projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider including the LG PW700.
Only Fixed Zoom Ratio
This multimedia projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most commonly supported zoom ratio on multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as it.
Very Low Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
The Optoma GT1070 has one of the lower maximum horizontal synchronization (only 91.146 kilohertz) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors of a comparable type and age to the GT1070 the maximum horizontal synchronization range from 91kHz to 110kHz, and the average maximum horizontal synchronization is 96kHz.
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Very Low Maximum Vertical Synchronization
The Optoma GT1070 has one of the lower maximum vertical synchronization (only 0.085 kilohertz) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age. Data projectors of this age and type have maximum vertical synchronization of between 0.085kHz and 120kHz.
Very Small Uniformity
At only 80 percent, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly small uniformity compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to the GT1070. The smallest uniformity of multimedia projectors of this age and type is 80% and the biggest is 130%.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Optoma GT1070 is a one USB 2.0 port data projector.
Only One Built-In Speaker
Most multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the GT1070 have one built-in speaker, including the Optoma GT1070 which has one built-in speaker.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This projector has been on the market for over two years.
Average Projector Brightness
At 2,600 ANSI lumens, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the GT1070.
Native Projector Resolution
2,600 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Number of Colours
0.5 - 3.35
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
45.3 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Lamp Power in Economic Mode
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
Focal Length Range
2.8 - 7.42
3D Image Projection
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Full HD Projection
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
Frame packing, Side by side, Top and bottom
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
AC Power in
Ethernet LAN Connection
Optical Disc Player
Integrated Card Reader
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85
On Screen Display Language
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, VIE
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