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Should You Buy a Barco Projector?

Matthew
Updated 19 April 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 680+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors.

Barco are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular projectors and start at $2,999 for the PHWX-81B which has a noise level of 44dB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wxga (1280x800) and go up to $3,427 for the PGXG-61B which has a noise level of 40dB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA). The average price of a new Barco projector is $3,213.

Barco are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular 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. 32 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Barco is the 32nd best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,595 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,829 reviews
#3
Japan
93%
93%
577 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
4,610 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
805 reviews
#6
Taiwan
86%
86%
981 reviews
#7
84%
84%
165 reviews
#8
NEC
Japan
82%
82%
79 reviews
#9
Asus
Taiwan
82%
82%
258 reviews
#10
LG
South Korea
81%
81%
691 reviews
#11
United States
81%
81%
194 reviews
#12
Taiwan
75%
75%
154 reviews
#13
74%
74%
39 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
73%
73%
333 reviews
#15
Irulu
68%
68%
5 reviews
#16
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#17
Pyle
67%
67%
7 reviews
#18
Japan
67%
67%
49 reviews
#19
3M
67%
67%
108 reviews
#20
Anker
67%
67%
45 reviews
#21
Netherlands
65%
65%
111 reviews
#22
XGIMI
65%
65%
29 reviews
#23
AAXA Technologies
65%
65%
0 reviews
#24
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#25
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#26
ZTE
64%
64%
2 reviews
#27
Celluon
63%
63%
3 reviews
#28
Japan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#29
UO
62%
62%
21 reviews
#30
Nebula
62%
62%
18 reviews
#31
Christie
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Kodak
55%
55%
1 review
#35
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#36
55%
55%
0 reviews

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 $3,213, 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
$1,263
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $16,499
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$3,213
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $18,999
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 Acer Epson Sony
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
2
25
14
projectorcentral.com logo
11
13
6
14
6
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
2
3
8
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
3
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
6
1
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
3
5
2
3
7
PC Mag logo
3
1
15
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
1
3
8
Techradar logo
4
6
4
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
1
2
4
01net.com logo
5
1
3
1
3
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
5
2
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
f1cd.ru logo
9
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
1
1
2
Digital Versus logo
3
1
3
lite-magazin.de logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
34
10
11
29
10
Total
126
79
43
107
102
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