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Acer K137I

A Good Value for Money 10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 31dB Nov 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Acer K137i Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Acer K137i number 682 across all projectors.
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Very Good
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6 Great Features
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20 Months Old
78
£25 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £25 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 3% of all 123 recently released similar spec projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not have a DVI port

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Acer K137i In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Acer Has Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

Based on 831 user and expert reviews (including 57 verified purchases), Acer has good reviews for its projectors. Acer also has good reviews specifically for its 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a Acer data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Acer K137i has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other new 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of new 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 600 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 16,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,100 ANSI lumens. When compared to other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector that we have assessed, the projector brightness of the Acer K137i of only 700 ANSI lumens is one of the dimmest.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many new comparable spec projectors.

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Has a 3D Glasses Included

The Acer K137i has a 3D glasses included. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also have a 3D glasses included.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector is 27dB, the loudest is 48dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Acer K137i has one of the quieter noise levels (only 31 decibels) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,800h. With a service life of lamp of 20,000 hours, the Acer K137i's service life of lamp is one of the longest amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Acer K137i does not have a DVI port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not have a DVI port.

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Supports H.264, MPEG and 5 More Video Formats Supported

The Acer K137i has a greater number of supported video formats than most new multimedia projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MPEG, but this video formats supported is not supported by this projector. The video formats supported H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1 and XVID are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Supports Full HD

The Acer K137i supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector do not support full HD.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since November 2015.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the K137i will cost only £25 over 1 year to run, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 123 recently released similar spec projectors.

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Acer K137i Review Sources

To prepare this Acer K137i review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,390 product attributes, 16,086 projector reviews and 2,530,500 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers projectors k137i, acer 1280x800, acer p251444p, part 1280x800, code k137i, home k137i, part k137i, acer k137i

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