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Optoma HD25E

76

Overall Score

Optoma HD25E

$1,172.99
Optoma HD25e
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An amazingly quiet and award winning 1080p 20000:1 contrast ratio projector, with very low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
26dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 20000:1 Yes Jul 2013
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Optoma HD25e Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma HD25e number 415 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
17 Reviews + 1 Award
66
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$50 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $50 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The HD25e has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Full HD 1080p
Full 3d
Dynamic black
Colour guarantee
24p
Amazing colours
Very short service life of lamp
Does not have a 3D glasses included

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Optoma HD25e In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,172.99 it is more expensive than 59% of projectors.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The HD25e has an average running cost of $50 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Optoma HD25e has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Optoma HD25e's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than 81% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Optoma HD25e's noise level of only 26dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is quieter than 95% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma HD25e's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 57% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma HD25e supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma HD25e has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Optoma HD25e's service life of lamp of only 3,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 31% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma HD25e has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

Like most other projectors, the Optoma HD25e does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma HD25e is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma HD25e of 240W is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 42% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma HD25e supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma HD25e is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma HD25e is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 958ru01gc1e, optoma hd25lvrfba, optoma hd25lvwhd, generic hd25lv, optoma hd25e, optoma v14a

Barcodes:

00012304178132, 00012307126567, 00021111215688, 00021111389587, 00080050356296, 00088020954299, 00088037934499, 00088038042827, 00163121512101, 00537531062882, 00611101533085, 00643144135674, 00682017415871, 00682017416021, 00765042399085, 00796435811044, 00796435812027, 00796435812034, 00796435812416, 00796435825188, 00799198442609, 05052183555254, 05060059047574, 05060059047598, 05060059048120, 07887117169263, 07964358120274, 07964358120342

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