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Optoma S321 vs Sony MP-CL1

Optoma S321 vs Sony MP-CL1

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Optoma S321
Sony MP-CL1

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3,163 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma S321 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the Sony MP-CL1 is only a 37 ANSI lumens brightness projector (3,163 ANSI lumens dimmer).
3,000h longer service life of lamp Edit
The Optoma S321 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the Sony MP-CL1 is only a 2,000h lamp service life projector (3,000h shorter).
3D Edit
The Optoma S321 supports 3D, but the Sony MP-CL1 does not support 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Optoma S321 has a handheld remote control, however the Sony MP-CL1 does not have a handheld remote control.
Cheaper by $107
The Optoma S321 costs $107 less than the Sony MP-CL1.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
2 Reasons For
Wi-Fi Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 supports Wi-Fi, whereas the Optoma S321 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

Wi-Fi projectors can connect to your local WiFi network which means that you display content from other devices connected to the same network.

Wi-Fi projectors allow you display content from other devices connected to the same network without the need to use a cable.

A lot quieter noise level Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 has a noise level of 26dB, however the Optoma S321 is a 34dB noise level projector (8dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
24% louder noise level Edit
The Optoma S321 is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 8dB louder than the Sony MP-CL1 (26dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

6 Reasons Against
Vastly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 has a projector brightness of 37 ANSI lumens. That's 3,163 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma S321 (37 ANSI lumens).
Two times shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 is a 2,000h lamp service life projector. That's 3,000h shorter than the Optoma S321 (2,000h).
Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 does not have a handheld remote control, but the Optoma S321 has a handheld remote control.
$107 more expensive
The Sony MP-CL1 is more expensive than the Optoma S321 by $107.
Less retailers
Only 4 shops sells the Sony MP-CL1, whereas 5 stores sell the Optoma S321. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Sony MP-CL1 is older than the Optoma S321 by three months.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

14 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 56.56
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 59.45
Purchase price $ 289.00
Total cost of ownership $ 348.45
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 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)
 80000:1
 80000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 720p (1280x720)
 720p (1280x720)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
37 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-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 Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
27.78 - 304.4 40 - 120
Native Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Bulb Power
195W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
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 (F-F)
2.4 - 2.53 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.85 - 24.01 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
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
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 26dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic 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 (OSD) Languages
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 DC
 AC
 DC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
225W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (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
USB Powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB powered
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Adapter Output Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Battery

Battery Life (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 MHL
 MHL
BEST

Technical Details

Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1500
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