Aiptek PocketCinema A100W
Aiptek PocketCinema A100W
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Aiptek PocketCinema A100W

A cheap to run and fully featured 1000:1 WVGA (854x480) multimedia projector
1000:1 WVGA (854x480) No 120 ANSI Lumens Dec 2014
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Aiptek PocketCinema A100W Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$3 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

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 multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only $3 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 1% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Aiptek projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not have a handheld remote control
Quite dim projector brightness

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Aiptek PocketCinema A100W In-Depth Analysis


Good Size

One Aiptek PocketCinema A100W owner said in their reviews that the product was compact. Amanfromessex wrote “The device is compact and light and works well for its size” . One Aiptek PocketCinema A100W reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer said last year “Great product only issue is uk plug adaptor is bulky”.

Aiptek Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Aiptek data projectors and also specifically for Aiptek projectors and found that in both cases Aiptek had very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 67% of those that bought a Aiptek projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Carrying Case

The PocketCinema A100W has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PocketCinema A100W does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most of the other projectors which have a handheld remote control.

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WVGA (854x480) Resolution

The PocketCinema A100W has a maximum resolution of WVGA (854x480). That's 83% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 120 ANSI lumens, the PocketCinema A100W has one of the dimmest projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PocketCinema A100W supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. The PocketCinema A100W has a fairly long service life of lamp (20,000 hours) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Aiptek PocketCinema A100W does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PocketCinema A100W has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since December 2014.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PocketCinema A100W has an average 1 year running cost of only $3 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aiptek 854x480, aiptek a100w
Barcodes 04719851877599, 04719851877872, 05712505504574