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DELL 4220

75

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DELL 4220

$1,177.24
DELL 4220
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A classic and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector, with low running costs and a fair price
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Aug 2012
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DELL 4220 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the DELL 4220 number 468 across all projectors.
81
Reviews
1 Review
76
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$65 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
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 $65 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This DELL projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

DELL 4220 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,177.24 it is more expensive than 59% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the DELL 4220 of £379.99 ($379.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $797.25.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The 4220 is typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 4220 will cost $65 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The DELL 4220 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The DELL 4220's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 87% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The DELL 4220's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 32% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the DELL 4220 of 4,100 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The DELL 4220 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the DELL 4220 of only 2,000h is in the shortest 7% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The DELL 4220 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the DELL 4220 of 300W is bigger than 81% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Password Protection

The DELL 4220 supports password protection. 87% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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Not HD-Ready

The DELL 4220 is not HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are also not HD-Ready.

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3D-Ready

The DELL 4220 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The DELL 4220 has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other data projectors, the DELL 4220 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The DELL 4220 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dell 4220

Barcodes:

00100177420530, 00115970736030, 00151902970486, 00163120857586, 00799916121427, 00808113090747, 00809393888185, 00884116063025, 04053162593640, 05397063062010, 07330381924859, 07913129539548, 08841160630254

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