Optoma GT1080E
Optoma GT1080E
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Optoma GT1080E

A highly rated and cheap to run 25000:1 1920 x 1080 projector
25000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 31dB Mar 2016
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Optoma GT1080E Review

50 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$63 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 50 reviews.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only $63 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 18% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite quiet noise level
RoHS compliance
Quite small bulb power

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Optoma GT1080E In-Depth Analysis


User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this multimedia projector rated this data projector as marvellous on average. 36 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Superior Product Quality

Seven people who bought the product considered that it was good quality.

Optoma Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 2,306 expert and owner reviews (including 381 verified purchases) for Optoma projectors and found that on average Optoma has very good ratings. We also found that Optoma has very good ratings specifically for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Good Picture Quality

Four owners wrote in their reviews that this projector had good picture quality.

Excellent Design

Three owners agreed that it was good looking.

Good Size

Three people who reviewed it thought it was compact.


Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was well made.

  • You will need speakers as built in ones are poor…
    David Moxon (Amazon) - September 2015
  • It feels like it in the dark) Connectivity is generally good for the video and the built in player manages most formats (apart from the choppiness…
    Dave (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Built in sound is okay…
    Seanqs (Amazon) - April 2016

Good Sound Quality

Three people considered that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

Two people said in their reviews that it was easy to setup.

  • It's lightweight, pretty straightforward to set up and produces a great picture…
    AndyH (Amazon) - November 2013
  • Small, easy to use, bright so will become my projector of choice even for fairly large groups…
  • The short throw is great and allows you to set up the projector a few feet from the screen…
    AndyH (Amazon) - November 2013
  • Not that easy to set up initially…
  • Easy to set up (just make sure you've pushed the power cable in fully), bright, easy to focus…
    Mr R Pringle (Amazon) - December 2016
  • Fan is fairly quite Overall a very good projector, bright colorful image good easy to use user menu…
  • Menu system is appalling, particularly the buttons which do not do what they state…
    Dave (Amazon) - December 2015


Quite Quiet Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. With a noise level of only 31 decibels, the GT1080E has one of the quieter noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The GT1080E is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the GT1080E has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma GT1080E is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. This Optoma projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Supports Full HD

The GT1080E supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 6,500 hours, the GT1080E has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GT1080E has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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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. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the GT1080E has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This Optoma data projector was released in March 2016.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The GT1080E has an average 1 year running cost of only $63 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 1,756 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers optoma 958zf01gc2e, promotions gt1080e, optoma 1920x1080, optoma dp1082mwl, optoma gt1080e, acer gt1080e, code gt1080e
Barcodes 05055387638839, 05057103074365, 05060059049615

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