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Aiptek PocketCinema A100W

75

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Aiptek PocketCinema A100W

$1,236.05
Aiptek PocketCinema A100W
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A breathtakingly economical to run and good spec WVGA 1000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector, with a reasonable price
854 X 480 (WVGA) 1000:1 No 120 ANSI Lumens Dec 2014
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Aiptek PocketCinema A100W Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Aiptek PocketCinema A100W number 481 across all projectors.
73
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
98
Running Costs
$2 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only $2 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 1% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This Aiptek projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
DLP optical technology with RGB LED
Picture size up to 120 (300 cm)
Wi-Fi projection from smartphone or notebook
Miracast and airplay function for easy projection
Only 854 x 480 (WVGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $1,072.42 on Amazon US 70 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Value for Money

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Aiptek PocketCinema A100W of £266.66 ($266.66) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $969.39.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The PocketCinema A100W has an average 5 year running cost of only $2 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 854 X 480 (WVGA) Resolution

The PocketCinema A100W has an 854 x 480 (WVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Aiptek PocketCinema A100W's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,000 is in the lowest 4% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PocketCinema A100W of only 120 ANSI lumens is very dim compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Aiptek PocketCinema A100W of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 8% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PocketCinema A100W does not have a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors do have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PocketCinema A100W has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PocketCinema A100W has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PocketCinema A100W does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Aiptek PocketCinema A100W supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

aiptek a100w

Barcodes:

04719851877599, 04719851877872, 05712505504574

Aiptek PocketCinema A100W

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