Optoma GT1080 vs Optoma HD26 vs Optoma HD28DSE

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Optoma GT1080
Optoma HD26
Optoma HD28DSE

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Optoma GT1080 is 26dB noise level (in economic mode), and so does the Optoma HD26. That's 2dB quieter than the Optoma HD28DSE (28dB).
One more awards
The Optoma GT1080 has 3 awards, but the Optoma HD26 has 2 awards.
5 Reasons For
400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is only a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (400 ANSI lumens dimmer) and the Optoma HD28DSE is only a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
A lot longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,500h, however the Optoma GT1080 is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (500h shorter) and the Optoma HD28DSE is only a 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (2,500h shorter).
A bit quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Optoma HD26 is 26dB noise level (in economic mode) (as does the Optoma GT1080), but the Optoma HD28DSE is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
200g lighter Edit
The Optoma HD26 is a 2.5kg heavy projector, whereas the Optoma GT1080 is a 2.7kg heavy projector (200g heavier) and the Optoma HD28DSE is a 2.6kg heavy projector (130g heavier).
Cheaper by $3
The Optoma HD26 is $4.01 cheaper than the Optoma GT1080 and $3.01 cheaper than the Optoma HD28DSE.
9 Reasons For
10% bigger bulb power Edit
Optoma HD28DSE is 210W lamp power. That's 20W bigger than the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 (210W).
1,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 6,000h lamp service life projector. That's 1,000h longer than the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 (6,000h).
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Optoma HD28DSE is two, but the Optoma HD26 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 do not have an ethernet LAN.
Available from 12 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.
More popular
The Optoma HD28DSE is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 4696 by sales volume in our projectors, however the Optoma GT1080 ranks No. 37840.
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

13 Reasons Against
400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (3,000 ANSI lumens) and 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD28DSE (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 6,000h. That's 500h shorter than the Optoma HD26 (4,000h) and 2,000h longer than the Optoma HD28DSE (4,000h).
11% smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has a bulb power of 190W, and so does the Optoma HD26. That's 20W smaller than the Optoma HD28DSE (210W).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma GT1080 is only 5,000h lamp service life, and so does the Optoma HD26. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma HD28DSE (6,000h).
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Optoma GT1080 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, and so does the Optoma HD26, however the Optoma HD28DSE only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma GT1080 does not have an ethernet LAN (As does the the Optoma HD26), whereas the Optoma HD28DSE has an ethernet LAN.
8% heavier Edit
The Optoma GT1080 is a 2.7kg heavy projector. That's 200g heavier than the Optoma HD26 (2.6kg) and 70g heavier than the Optoma HD28DSE (2.6kg).
$4 more expensive
The Optoma GT1080 is more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by $4.01 and more expensive than the Optoma HD28DSE by $1.
Fewer sellers
Only 4 sellers sells the Optoma GT1080, but 14 retailers sell the Optoma HD28DSE. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this projector, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
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.
Worse selling
The Optoma GT1080 ranks No. 37840 by sales volume, whereas the Optoma HD28DSE ranks No. 4696.
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).
9 Reasons Against
11% smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma HD26 has a bulb power of 190W (as does the Optoma GT1080), however the Optoma HD28DSE is a 210W lamp power projector (20W bigger).
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma HD26 is only 5,000h lamp service life (as does the Optoma GT1080), but the Optoma HD28DSE is a 6,000h lamp service life projector (1,000h longer).
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Optoma HD26 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity (as does the Optoma GT1080), however the Optoma HD28DSE only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma HD26 does not have an ethernet LAN (As does the the Optoma GT1080), whereas the Optoma HD28DSE has an ethernet LAN.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma HD26 is only stocked by 2 stores, but the Optoma GT1080 is stocked by 4 retailers and the Optoma HD28DSE is stocked by 14 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).
5 Reasons Against
7% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens. That's 200 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma GT1080 (3,000 ANSI lumens) and 200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma HD26 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
63% shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
Optoma HD28DSE is only 4,000h service life of lamp in economic mode. That's 2,000h shorter than the Optoma GT1080 (4,000h) and 2,500h shorter than the Optoma HD26 (4,000h).
8% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE is a 28dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB louder than the Optoma GT1080 and the Optoma HD26 (28dB).
Heavier Edit
The Optoma HD28DSE has a weight of 2.6kg. That's 70g lighter than the Optoma GT1080 (2.6kg) and 130g heavier than the Optoma HD26 (2.6kg).
$3 more expensive
The Optoma HD28DSE is more expensive than the Optoma HD26 by $3.01.

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

31 months Ago 31 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.49
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 58.23
Purchase price $ 669.99
Total cost of ownership $ 728.22
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 23000:1
 23000:1
BEST
 23000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
2,800 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 40
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 -40 - 40 40
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% 80% 80%
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 Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
45.3 - 300 41.8 - 300 41.8 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h 6,500h
BEST
4,000h
Bulb Power
190W 190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
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 Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Offset
116% 116% 116%
Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.5 - 2.67 2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.9 - 24 21.9 - 24

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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
Supported 3D Formats
 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

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1 2
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2 2
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level (economic 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 (OSD) Languages
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Password Protection
 Password protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W 10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 233W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
193W 193W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 193W
Power Consumption (max)
233W Unknown - Click to provide data 233W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 220
 110 - 220
 100 - 240
 100
 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
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 5 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance
 RoHS compliance

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables 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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