On average, based on 82 user reviews the average user rating of this multimedia projector is 89 out of 100.
Acceptable Noise Level
A number of people considered that the Optoma GT1070 was quiet. Andyh gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The unit then runs quite quietly” in their review. A few weeks ago Depender B. said in their review “It ran silently and the picture quality was”. Glen Robson rated it 5 stars and he wrote “Fantastic in a word quiet almost silent and perfectly clear” in his review.
A few Optoma GT1070 owners agreed that this projector was noisy. Two years ago Bill Small World scored this projector 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this projector “The fan is not too noisy”. In December last year H. Wyeth mentioned on Amazon “Louder and others seem to say the opposite” and gave this projector an excellent rating. H. Wyeth also mentioned “Is it loud? -For extended periods at brighter settings it is”.
Good High Def TV
A few people who bought it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Jtt rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Excellent HD short throw projector” in their review. Jtt also wrote “Great short throw HD projector”. This year Xycenh gave this projector a rating of 4 stars and said “The problem I had was I wanted a big 1080p HD bright colour projector”.
Good Picture Quality
Some Optoma GT1070 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality. H. Wyeth said on Amazon “It's hard to choose between them- some say the benq has better image quality” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. H. Wyeth also said “Is the picture quality good? -Yes! When I first powered it on”. Two years ago Mejd Nuaman mentioned “Otherwise, picture quality is amazing, why any mug would spend”.
One Optoma GT1070 reviewer said in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 had clear images. Andyh scored the product very highly and said “Get an outstanding large clear image”. One person who purchased it said that it was good for playing games on. David Moxon wrote “Good projector great for gaming” in his review of the Optoma GT1070 and rated the product as very good.
One customer who purchased the Optoma GT1070 considered that it had good colour saturation. H. Wyeth said “Switching to cinema mode brings back deeper blacks and better colours” and gave the Optoma GT1070 an excellent review.
One person wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching movies. Michael mentioned in his Optoma GT1070 review on Amazon “This projector is awesome, I've got a crystal clear 140" display for movies or games”.
Good Product Quality
A few Optoma GT1070 owners who reviewed the Optoma GT1070 agreed that it was good quality. Aw Chesham wrote in their review of the Optoma GT1070 “It produces a very high quality bright image”. Two years ago David Smith wrote on Amazon “I bought a 84" Optoma Projector Screen as well and I have to say the picture quality is awesome” in his Optoma GT1070 review. Depender B. gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon in December “The picture quality remains great” in their review.
Easy to Use
Four customers who purchased the Optoma GT1070 reckoned that it was easy to use. Glen Robson mentioned in his review of this projector on Amazon “It has very easy to use settings and is with out doubt the best i have had” and rated the product 5 stars. H. Wyeth rated the product as very good and wrote “The menus are quite easy to use, though graphically it's sometimes hard to tell what menu item is highlighted” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa mentioned on Amazon this year “It's very handy” in their Optoma GT1070 review.
A few customers considered that it was easy to setup. Andyh mentioned on Amazon “The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen”.
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Good 3D Picture Quality
Several Optoma GT1070 owners considered that the Optoma GT1070 had a good 3D picture quality. Ealias wrote in their review of this projector “What else should a cinema projector need? Short throw, 3D, full HD, this has it all”. K. B. I. Flavell gave this projector an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon “The 1080 picture is amazing the 3d is stunning” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. In December last year P. Rowan said on Amazon “Also has issues picking up 3d sources when set to auto mode”.
Some Optoma GT1070 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. This year Amazon Customer rated this projector 5 stars and mentioned “Playing games this big is pretty sweet”. Andyh wrote “It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up” and gave this projector a rating of 5 stars. H. Wyeth said “The market is pretty small for this type of projector”.
One Optoma GT1070 reviewer said in their reviews that it was smooth. Rohitkn said “Projecting on white smooth wall and it has been getting me real HD cinema exprience with a 100 inch picture on my wall” in their review.
Some people who purchased it considered that it was well made. David Moxon said in his review of the Optoma GT1070 on Amazon “You will need speakers as built in ones are poor” and rated it 5 stars. Seanqs mentioned “Built in sound is okay” in their review of the Optoma GT1070.
One person who reviewed it concluded that it was reliable. Andyh said on Amazon “So far I'm very happy with the projector, I just hope it proves to be reliable and has a good long bulb life!” in their review of the Optoma GT1070. One person said in their reviews that this projector was strong and durable. Aw Chesham said on Amazon “This projector seems sturdy and yet is surprisingly light” in their review.
We checked 1,734 owner and expert reviews for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Optoma has good ratings specifically within its data projectors range.
Good Sound Quality
A few customers thought this projector had good sound quality. This month Depender B. gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said “The sound is great too” in their review of this projector. P. Rowan said “Video good - sound” but they rated the Optoma GT1070 60 out of 100.
One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 was lightweight. One person who purchased the Optoma GT1070 reckoned that it was a good weight. Bill Small World wrote on Amazon “It works well and is sharp and light weight” in his Optoma GT1070 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Optoma GT1070 was heavy and bulky. A few weeks ago Xycenh wrote on Amazon “I'm not a heavy user” in their review of this projector.
Good Remote Control
Two Optoma GT1070 owners who reviewed the Optoma GT1070 thought it had a good remote control. David Smith said in his review of the Optoma GT1070 on Amazon “The remote is awesome the backlight is really bright (blue backlight”. This month Vinodh Kumar Adithyaa wrote in their review of the Optoma GT1070 on Amazon “The other thing that Is good is its Backlit remote”.
Good for Ceiling Mounting
One customer said in their reviews that it was good for ceiling mounting. Matt mentioned on Amazon in December last year “If you are looking to ceiling mount this, especially with a low profile mounting, avoid like the plague”.
Supports Full HD
The Optoma GT1070 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the GT1070 do not support full HD.
We compared all the other data projectors which support full HD to this projector and we think because of it's better review score, the HD36[pl_2569323_price], the HD25-LV[pl_1883129_price], and the EH200ST[pl_2415609_price] all from Optoma is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma GT1070 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that were launched more than two years ago.
We compared all the other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) to this multimedia projector and we think the HD36[pl_2569323_price], the HD25-LV[pl_1883129_price], and the EH200ST[pl_2415609_price] all from Optoma which has better reviews is also worth considering.
The Optoma GT1070 supports 3D. Most of the other data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GT1070 also support 3D.
It may also be worth considering one of the other projectors which support 3D currently available including the HD36[pl_2569323_price], the HD25-LV[pl_1883129_price], or the EH200ST[pl_2415609_price] all from Optoma which has better reviews.
1080p (1920x1080) Projector Native Resolution
This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is typical of many projectors of this spec and age.
1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The highest resolution supported by the Optoma GT1070 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by projectors of a similar spec and age to the GT1070. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this projector. This data projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) and 1360 x 768 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA). Across all data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the GT1070 the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) and the best is 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA).
Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
At 6,500 hours, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. The shortest service life of lamp (economic mode) of projectors of a comparable age and type to the GT1070 is 2,000h and the longest is 30,000h.
Fairly Big Offset
Projectors of a similar age and type to the GT1070 have offsets of between 0.03% and 140%, and the average offset is 100%. With an offset of 116 percent, the Optoma GT1070 has one of the bigger offsets amongst data projectors of this age.
100V AC Input Voltage
This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on multimedia projectors of this spec and age.
Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)
The average noise level (economic mode) of projectors of a similar age and spec to the GT1070 is 29dB, and the noise level (economic mode)s range from 20dB to 40dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 26 decibels, the Optoma GT1070 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst data projectors of this age.
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One Optoma GT1070 reviewer who bought this projector considered that it did not have good technical guidance. The Honest Reviewer mentioned on Amazon “Another small niggle, is the difficulty of using the manual focus setting” in their review of this projector and gave it a score of 3 stars.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Optoma GT1070 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.
Other projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Benq GP30[plb_2564760_price].
Only Fixed Zoom Ratio
This data projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many projectors of this spec and age.
Very Small Bulb Power
Data projectors that were released more than two years ago have bulb powers of between 140W and 580W, and the average bulb power is 250W. At only 190 Watts, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.
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Very Small Uniformity
Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to the GT1070 the uniformitys range from 80% to 130%. At only 80 percent, the Optoma GT1070 has a fairly small uniformity compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the GT1070.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Most projectors that are a comparable age to the GT1070 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Optoma GT1070 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
The Optoma GT1070 is a one number of built-in speakers data projector.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This data projector was released over two years ago.
Average Projector Brightness
The Optoma GT1070 has a fairly average projector brightness (2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type.
Multimedia projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the Optoma W351[plb_2821580_price] (3,800 ANSI lumens and cheaper); or the HD151X[pl_2591351_price] (2,800 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the HD36[pl_2569323_price] (3,000 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Optoma.
Projector Native Resolution
2,600 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40
0.5 - 3.35
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
45.3 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Service Life of Lamp
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL, PAL D, PAL, PAL G, PAL, PAL H, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM, SECAM G, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM, SECAM K, SECAM K1, SECAM, SECAM L
Supported 3D Formats
Frame packing, Side by side, Top and bottom
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.146
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR, VIE
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 by Vinodh kumar adithyaa | 11 Comments
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