Optoma S303
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Optoma S303

A fully featured 15000:1 800 x 600 data projector
15000:1 SVGA (800x600) Yes 26dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma S303 Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Optoma S303 number 571 across all projectors.
2 Reviews
Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 65%. Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite small bulb power

Optoma S303 Video Reviews

Optoma S303 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT this Optoma projector has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100.

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Optoma Multimedia Projectors Have Very Good Reviews

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


Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma S303 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S303 does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma S303 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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800 X 600 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Optoma S303 is 800 x 600. That's over two times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this Optoma data projector has a projector native resolution of SVGA (800x600).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports 1 and 080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

The Optoma S303 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma S303 has a carrying case. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a carrying case.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

When compared to other projectors that we have checked, the bulb power of the Optoma S303 of only 190 Watts is one of the smallest. The average bulb power of multimedia projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 10,000 hours, the Optoma S303 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. The Optoma S303 has a quite quiet noise level (only 26 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2013.

Optoma S303 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma S303 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,666 product attributes, 16,140 projector reviews and 2,427,600 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

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