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Optoma S331

74

Overall Score

Optoma S331

Optoma S331
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A very economical to run and sensationally high contrast ratio moderate noise level SVGA data projector, with outstanding user reviews and good features
34dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 22000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma S331 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Optoma S331 number 905 across all projectors.
91
Reviews
4 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
94
Running Costs
$39 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of only $39 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Full 3d
Colour guarantee
Long lamp life
Auto power off
Quick resume
Eco AV mute
Integrated speaker
MHL
High contrast
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Energy saving
Eco+
USB power
Amazing colours
Digital only
Wireless
Smaller than average bulb power
Only 800 x 600 (SVGA) resolution

Optoma S331 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The S331 is in the cheapest 12% of all 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the S331 is only $39.

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Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma S331 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Optoma S331's noise level of 34dB is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma S331 of 22,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 90% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Optoma S331's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma S331 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma S331 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma S331 of 8,000h is in the longest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma S331 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Optoma S331 of only 195W is in the smallest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma S331 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma S331 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

5055387631182 9571p02gc0e, optoma ele3hpw3hnnuxr, optoma 9571p02gc0e, optoma 800x600, optoma kdf37

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05055387631182

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