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Should You Buy a Hitachi Projector?

Matthew
Updated 18 December 2020
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should you buy a Hitachi Projector?

Hitachi is well known for its TVs and vacuum cleaners.

If you are wondering how Hitachi projectors compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 2,600 projectors by objectively and impartially analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 640+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Hitachi are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular projectors and start at $695 for the CP -AW3005 which has a noise level of 36dB, is a projector that has a medium contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wxga (1280x720) and go up to $4,500 for the CP-X9110 which has a noise level of 36dB, 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 Hitachi projector is $2,220.

Hitachi are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular projectors.

Is Hitachi the Best Projector Brand?

So are Hitachi 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.

Hitachi is ranked the No. 21 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Hitachi is the 21st 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 Hitachi 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
Hitachi Projectors

At an average purchase price of $2,220, Hitachi projectors tend to be more expensive than most other projector brands. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Hitachi projector is $22 (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 Hitachi projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 7 Hitachi 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
$2,220
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $19,499
Price Distribution of Hitachi Projectors

How Many Industry Awards Have Hitachi Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Hitachi 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

What is the Best High End Hitachi Projector?

Hitachi CPWU8700B

$3,500.00
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Hitachi CPWU8700B
WUXGA
RESOLUTION
37dB
7,000 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
3,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
430W
LAMP POWER
$128
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Hitachi projector then the Hitachi CPWU8700B takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 60, but is a bit more expensive at $3,500.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Bright projector brightness (7,000 ANSI lumens)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control
Big bulb power (430W)

A good spec but only average value for money WUXGA average noise level projector, with ok running costs. It has a handheld remote control, a built-in speaker and an Ethernet LAN and is ceiling mountable.

76
Features
Good Features
55
Value for Money
Average
64
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
60
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the CPWU8700B in the US is $3,500.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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