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Optoma X401

$1,049.00
A classic and fully featured 15000:1 1024 x 768 projector
15000:1 XGA (1024x768) Yes 29dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Optoma X401 Review

With very good reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Optoma X401 number 675 across all projectors.
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2 Reviews
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Poor
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Good Features
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$88 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
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 2017.
This Optoma projector has running costs of $88 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
The X401 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a carrying case
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

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Optoma X401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and IT Reviews.com the average expert rating of this data projector is 80 out of 100.

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Optoma Has Very Good Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Good Picture Quality

One Optoma X401 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it had good picture quality.

Superior Product Quality

One Optoma X401 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. It Reviews.com wrote “Good to excellent data image quality” in their review.

Good Size

One Optoma X401 owner who reviewed it thought it was a good weight. Itreviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said on expert website IT Reviews.com “The Optoma X401 projector is surprisingly bright for its weight”.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We checked 618 multimedia projectors and they range in price from $149 to $24,000. We think that this projector has an average price compared to other multimedia projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Optoma X401 of £689.20 ($689.20) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $359.80.

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Optoma X401 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Optoma X401 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Optoma X401 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The Optoma X401 has one of the quieter noise levels (only 29 decibels) amongst projectors of this age. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma X401 is 3D-ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are 3D-ready.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 3,000 hours, the Optoma X401 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens, the Optoma X401 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Optoma X401 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma X401 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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HD-Ready

The Optoma X401 is HD-Ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2013 when Optoma released the X401.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 1 year running cost of the X401 is $88 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00796435418366, 00942080088083, 05060059047536, 07964354183662

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