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Optoma X303

A Cheap to Run 15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Data Projector
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 26dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Optoma X303 Review

With low running costs but average reviews, we have ranked the Optoma X303 number 488 across all projectors.
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£77 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £77 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 15% of all 75 new 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
This Optoma projector is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Very small bulb power
Does not have a DVI port

Optoma X303 Video Reviews


Optoma X303 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This multimedia projector received an expert rating of 70% from PC Mag.

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Optoma Has Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Based on 2,303 expert and user reviews (including 13 verified purchases), Optoma has good ratings for its multimedia projectors. Optoma also has good ratings specifically for its 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Ceiling Mountable

The Optoma X303 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other new similar spec projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other recently released similar spec projectors, the Optoma X303 does not support full HD.

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Very Small Bulb Power

The average bulb power of latest comparable spec projectors is 280W, and the bulb powers range from 190W to 2,400W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Optoma X303 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Optoma X303 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma X303 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other latest similar spec projectors.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Optoma X303 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other recently released 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The noise levels of 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector range from 24dB to 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. The Optoma X303 has one of the quietest noise levels (only 26 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma X303 is 3D-ready. Most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors also are 3D-ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X303 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X303 has a carrying case. Most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector also have a carrying case.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on similar spec projectors that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X303 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector.

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RoHS Compliance

The Optoma X303 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was March 2013 when Optoma released the X303.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The X303 is in the cheapest 15% of all 75 new 15000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the X303 is only £77.

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Optoma X303 Review Sources

To prepare this Optoma X303 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 330,531 product attributes, 16,056 projector reviews and 2,527,000 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

Barcodes 00079531969933, 00796435418168, 05060059047314, 07964354181682

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