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Should You Buy a Barco Projector?

Matthew
Updated 19 December 2020
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should you buy a Barco Projector?

We currently compare prices on 20 of Barco's projectors.

If you are thinking about buying a Barco projector then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of projector brands is compiled by analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 640+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors.

Barco are recognised for their good selection of premium projectors and start at $700 for the PFWX-51B which has a noise level of 42dB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wxga (1280x800) and go up to $15,297 for the MSWU-81E which has a noise level of 43dB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wuxga (1920x1200). The average price of a new Barco projector is $7,999.

Barco are recognised for their good selection of premium projectors.

Is Barco the Best Projector Brand?

So are Barco projectors any good? We give every projector a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all projectors we are able to impartially rank all the projector brands.

Barco is ranked the No. 30 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Barco is the 30th best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,604 reviews
#2
Japan
93%
93%
580 reviews
#3
Taiwan
91%
91%
2,835 reviews
#4
Taiwan
90%
90%
4,614 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
801 reviews
#6
NEC
Japan
87%
87%
81 reviews
#7
Taiwan
84%
84%
978 reviews
#8
83%
83%
179 reviews
#9
LG
South Korea
80%
80%
712 reviews
#10
United States
80%
80%
191 reviews
#11
Asus
Taiwan
79%
79%
264 reviews
#12
Anker
73%
73%
46 reviews
#13
Japan
71%
71%
52 reviews
#14
70%
70%
39 reviews
#15
Kodak
70%
70%
21 reviews
#16
XGIMI
69%
69%
29 reviews
#17
Taiwan
69%
69%
155 reviews
#18
Netherlands
68%
68%
113 reviews
#19
Japan
67%
67%
1 review
#20
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#21
Japan
64%
64%
0 reviews
#22
ZTE
64%
64%
2 reviews
#23
Elmo
63%
63%
3 reviews
#24
Celluon
63%
63%
3 reviews
#25
AAXA Technologies
63%
63%
0 reviews
#26
Nebula
62%
62%
21 reviews
#27
Pyle
61%
61%
7 reviews
#28
Christie
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Gigabyte
58%
58%
0 reviews
#30
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
57%
57%
0 reviews
#32
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#33
Smart
54%
54%
1 review

Let's look at how Barco projectors compare to the other projector brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All projector Brands
Barco Projectors

At an average purchase price of $7,999, Barco projectors tend to be more expensive than most other projector brands. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Barco projector is $35 (based on a person typically using a projector for 5 hours per week), which makes them more efficient than most other projector brands.

There's a smaller selection of Barco projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 2 Barco projectors currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$1,440
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $19,499
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$7,999
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $19,499
Price Distribution of Barco Projectors

How Many Industry Awards Have Barco Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Barco projectors. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
25
2
14
projectorcentral.com logo
10
12
14
6
6
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
3
2
8
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
1
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
1
6
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
3
5
3
2
7
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
Techradar logo
4
6
4
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
2
5
1
01net.com logo
5
1
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
Expert Reviews logo
2
3
2
1
4
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
1
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
f1cd.ru logo
9
Digital Versus logo
3
1
1
3
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
1
1
2
elchapuzasinformatico.com logo
5
Other Expert Sites
34
10
32
13
10
Total
126
77
109
44
102
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