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Should You Buy a Barco Projector?

Updated 24 December 2019 by Matthew
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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 670+ 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 $1,045 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 $2,235.

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. 33 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Barco is the 33rd best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,587 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,820 reviews
#3
Japan
93%
93%
576 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
4,610 reviews
#5
Taiwan
91%
91%
742 reviews
#6
Taiwan
87%
87%
957 reviews
#7
LG
South Korea
82%
82%
688 reviews
#8
82%
82%
163 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
82%
82%
79 reviews
#10
Asus
Taiwan
80%
80%
258 reviews
#11
United States
80%
80%
194 reviews
#12
77%
77%
38 reviews
#13
Taiwan
74%
74%
154 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
73%
73%
338 reviews
#15
Netherlands
70%
70%
111 reviews
#16
Japan
70%
70%
40 reviews
#17
Irulu
68%
68%
5 reviews
#18
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#19
AAXA Technologies
67%
67%
0 reviews
#20
Anker
67%
67%
53 reviews
#21
UO
65%
65%
21 reviews
#22
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#23
XGIMI
65%
65%
24 reviews
#24
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#25
ZTE
63%
63%
2 reviews
#26
Aiptek
63%
63%
79 reviews
#27
Celluon
63%
63%
3 reviews
#28
3M
62%
62%
108 reviews
#29
Pyle
62%
62%
1 review
#30
Japan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
Nebula
60%
60%
8 reviews
#32
Christie
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#36
55%
55%
0 reviews
#37
Kodak
54%
54%
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 $2,235, 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
$1,080
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $22,499
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$2,235
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,499
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 given to 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
11
13
14
6
6
Trusted Reviews logo
6
7
3
2
8
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
2
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
6
5
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
homecinemachoice.com logo
2
5
3
2
7
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
Techradar logo
4
6
4
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
2
5
1
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
01net.com logo
5
1
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
f1cd.ru logo
9
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
1
1
2
Digital Versus logo
2
1
3
lite-magazin.de logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
34
10
34
11
10
Total
125
79
109
43
102
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