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Overall Score

Casio XJ-A257

chip.com.my Recommended
A Fully Featured 1800:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
1800:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Jun 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Casio XJ-A257 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Casio XJ-A257 number 864 across all projectors.
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Average
76
5 Great Features
54
3 Years Old
76
£56 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Chip.com.my.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This Casio projector has running costs of £56 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 25 latest 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
The XJ-A257 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WXGA (1280x800) resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Does not have a DVI port

Casio XJ-A257 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Casio multimedia projector. This Casio projector received a "Recommended" award from Chip.com.my.

Casio Data Projectors Have Good Reviews

1800:1 contrast ratio projectors produced by Casio have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all multimedia projectors (not just 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors) and found that Casio also has good reviews across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a Casio multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Does Not Support Full HD

The Casio XJ-A257 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other new 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XJ-A257 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Casio XJ-A257 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Average Projector Brightness

The XJ-A257 has a fairly typical projector brightness (3,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this data projector, the XJ-A257 does not have a DVI port.

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Ceiling Mountable

The XJ-A257 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other new similar spec projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The XJ-A257 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other new 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Casio XJ-A257 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-A257 in June 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The XJ-A257 has an average running cost of £56 over 1 year based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 25 latest 1800:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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Casio XJ-A257 Review Sources

To prepare this Casio XJ-A257 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 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 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

Barcodes 00079767466848, 00779184113324, 04971850466840

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