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Optoma X340 Review
|Value for Money||
|7 Great Features|
|14 Months Old|
|£76 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 73?
It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of only £76 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 20% of all 10 latest comparable spec projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Very small bulb power
Does not have a DVI port
Optoma X340 In-Depth Analysis
Good Expert Reviews
This 22000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projector received a rating of 80% from multimedia projector expert review site benchmark.pl.
Based on 2,303 expert and user reviews (including 19 verified purchases), Optoma has good reviews for its projectors. Optoma also has good reviews specifically within its 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors range compared to other brands.
The Optoma X340 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector also are RoHS compliance.
Quite Long Service Life of Lamp
The Optoma X340 has one of the longer service life of lamps (5,000 hours) amongst 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector range from 3,500h to 8,000h.
Very Small Bulb Power
With a bulb power of only 195 Watts, the Optoma X340 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released around the same time as this projector. Multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector have bulb powers of between 190W and 240W, and the average bulb power is 210W.
Has an On Screen Display (OSD)
The Optoma X340 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).
The Optoma X340 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other recently released projectors also are ceiling mountable.
Does Not Have a DVI Port
The Optoma X340 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector also do not have a DVI port.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Optoma X340 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.
Supports Password Protection
The Optoma X340 supports password protection, as do most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.
XGA (1024x768) Resolution
The Optoma X340 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.
Average Noise Level
With a noise level of 34 decibels, the Optoma X340 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.
Quite Dim Projector Brightness
With a projector brightness of only 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X340 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of recently released 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors is 2,200 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 4,000 ANSI lumens.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Optoma X340 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 22000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).
Released 14 Months Ago
It was May 2016 when this multimedia projector was released.
Low Running Costs
The average 1 year running cost of the X340 is only £76 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 10 latest comparable spec projectors.
Optoma X340 Review Sources
To prepare this Optoma X340 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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||optoma 9572g01gc2ep, optoma vp208336, optoma 1024x768, optoma p239805p, optoma p240457p, optoma op64002, optoma x340p|