DELL 1210S
DELL 1210S
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DELL 1210S

A good value for money 2200:1 800 x 600 data projector
2200:1 SVGA (800x600) No 37dB Aug 2012
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DELL 1210S Review

Representing excellent value for money but with good reviews, we have ranked the DELL 1210S number 440 across all projectors.
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Why Has it Scored 52?

It has ok expert reviews and below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 67%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite dim projector brightness
Not Energy Star certified

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DELL 1210S In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

Projector expert review website PC Mag scored this DELL data projector 70%.

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DELL Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 1,027 expert and user reviews (including 211 verified purchases), DELL has unexceptional ratings for its projectors. DELL also has unexceptional ratings specifically within its projectors range. 88% of those that bought a DELL multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Reasonably Priced

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money.

Value For Money


After checking the price of 618 data projectors they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this DELL data projector represents good value compared to other data projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The DELL 1210S has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the DELL 1210S has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The DELL 1210S is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. The DELL 1210S has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL 1210S does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At only 185 Watts, the DELL 1210S has a very small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DELL 1210S has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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800 X 600 Resolution

The DELL 1210S has a maximum resolution of 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of a 280 x 800 projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This projector also has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in August 2012.

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