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Should You Buy a Ricoh Projector?

Matthew
Updated 14 February 2020
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should you buy a Ricoh Projector?

Ricoh is one of the most popular projector brands as well as being well known for its camcorders, laser printers and digital cameras.

If you are thinking about buying a Ricoh 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 20,000 user and expert reviews and 680+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors.

Ricoh are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular projectors and start at $269 for the PJ X2340 which has a noise level of 36dB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 800 x 600 (SVGA) and go up to $1,889 for the PJ WU5570 which has a noise level of 35dB, is a projector that has a medium contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wuxga (1920x1200). The average price of a new Ricoh projector is $687.

Ricoh are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular projectors.

Is Ricoh the Best Projector Brand?

So are Ricoh 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.

Ricoh is ranked the No. 12 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Ricoh is the 12th best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,591 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,818 reviews
#3
Japan
93%
93%
576 reviews
#4
Taiwan
91%
91%
4,625 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
743 reviews
#6
Taiwan
86%
86%
957 reviews
#7
83%
83%
163 reviews
#8
Asus
Taiwan
82%
82%
258 reviews
#9
LG
South Korea
81%
81%
688 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
81%
81%
80 reviews
#11
United States
80%
80%
194 reviews
#12
78%
78%
38 reviews
#13
Taiwan
75%
75%
154 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
74%
74%
332 reviews
#15
3M
69%
69%
108 reviews
#16
Anker
69%
69%
51 reviews
#17
Irulu
68%
68%
5 reviews
#18
Netherlands
68%
68%
111 reviews
#19
Japan
67%
67%
1 review
#20
Japan
67%
67%
49 reviews
#21
Pyle
66%
66%
7 reviews
#22
AAXA Technologies
65%
65%
0 reviews
#23
XGIMI
65%
65%
24 reviews
#24
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#25
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#26
ZTE
64%
64%
2 reviews
#27
Japan
63%
63%
0 reviews
#28
UO
63%
63%
21 reviews
#29
Nebula
62%
62%
9 reviews
#30
Christie
58%
58%
0 reviews
#31
Kodak
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
Xiaomi
54%
54%
1 review
#35
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Ricoh 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
Ricoh Projectors

There's a smaller selection of Ricoh projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 15 Ricoh projectors currently on the market in the US. Ricoh projectors also tend to be cheaper than most other projector brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Ricoh have worse reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a Ricoh projector being 48%. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Ricoh projector is $16 (based on a person typically using a projector for 5 hours per week), which makes them less efficient than most other projector brands.

No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$1,208
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $22,999
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$687
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,999
Price Distribution of Ricoh Projectors

What Do the Ricoh Projector Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Ricoh projector to work out the average distribution of reviews for Ricoh and then compared this to the other projector brands.

Ricoh logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
5
4 stars
14
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Ricoh logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Ricoh has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its projectors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 86% of expert reviews and 80% of user reviews for Ricoh projectors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 88% respectively across all Projector brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Ricoh projectors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other projector brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony Ricoh
PC Mag logo
71%
40 reviews
71%
21 reviews
78%
38 reviews
68%
17 reviews
80%
1 review
74%
5 reviews
projectorcentral.com logo
93%
18 reviews
95%
20 reviews
96%
15 reviews
87%
12 reviews
95%
7 reviews
88%
2 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
81%
23 reviews
67%
9 reviews
67%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
85%
29 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
12 reviews
80%
18 reviews
83%
11 reviews
70%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
hifitest.de logo
83%
18 reviews
82%
18 reviews
85%
2 reviews
79%
7 reviews
85%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
78%
15 reviews
79%
14 reviews
70%
3 reviews
77%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
avforums.com logo
74%
15 reviews
74%
10 reviews
75%
2 reviews
67%
3 reviews
86%
10 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
64%
14 reviews
62%
9 reviews
75%
8 reviews
60%
3 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
15 reviews
89%
3 reviews
88%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
72%
10 reviews
92%
5 reviews
80%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
whathifi.com logo
80%
7 reviews
83%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
96%
9 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
87%
9 reviews
73%
8 reviews
70%
2 reviews
63%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
82%
9 reviews
64%
5 reviews
71%
2 reviews
63%
6 reviews
78%
5 reviews
homecinemachoice.com logo
83%
4 reviews
82%
5 reviews
83%
3 reviews
80%
5 reviews
93%
9 reviews
audiovision.de logo
72%
7 reviews
76%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
72%
5 reviews
89%
5 reviews
audiovideohd.fr logo
83%
7 reviews
77%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
78%
6 reviews
83%
3 reviews
87%
3 reviews
82%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
soundandvision.com logo
70%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews
77%
4 reviews
73%
1 review
83%
9 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
2 reviews
73%
14 reviews
77%
4 reviews
lite-magazin.de logo
98%
13 reviews
97%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
69%
186 reviews
71%
86 reviews
70%
90 reviews
72%
106 reviews
74%
74 reviews
64%
11 reviews
Average
79%
425 reviews
78%
268 reviews
79%
217 reviews
73%
215 reviews
87%
196 reviews
78%
20 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Ricoh Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 5 industry awards for Ricoh projectors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Ricoh to other popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Ricoh has won 5 awards for its projectors.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony Ricoh
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
25
2
14
1
projectorcentral.com logo
10
13
14
6
6
1
avforums.com logo
8
6
2
10
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
3
2
8
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
3
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
1
6
5
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
2
homecinemachoice.com logo
3
5
3
2
7
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
5
1
Techradar logo
4
6
4
01net.com logo
5
1
1
3
3
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
1
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
1
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
f1cd.ru logo
9
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
2
Digital Versus logo
3
1
3
lite-magazin.de logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
36
10
30
11
10
Total
129
79
109
43
102
5

What is the Best Mid-Range Ricoh Projector?

Ricoh PJ X2340

$269.00
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Ricoh PJ X2340
SVGA
RESOLUTION
36dB
3,000 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
4,500h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
190W
LAMP POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at $269 is the Ricoh PJ X2340, which has a Kagoo Score of 72.

Features We Love:
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control
Supports password protection
3D-ready

A good spec and projector native resolution average noise level low contrast ratio projector, with a cheap price.

79
Features
Good Features
76
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the PJ X2340 in the US is $269.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Ricoh Projector?

Ricoh PJ S2440

$359.00
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Ricoh PJ S2440
SVGA
RESOLUTION
31dB
3,000 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
5,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
190W
LAMP POWER

At only $359 and with a Kagoo Score of 72 the Ricoh PJ S2440 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (31dB)
Supports 3D
Long service life of lamp (5,000h)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control

A fully featured and low cost average noise level low contrast ratio data projector. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a service life of lamp of 5,000h and supports 3D.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the PJ S2440 in the US is $359.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Ricoh Projector?
Is Ricoh the Best Projector Brand?
What Do the Ricoh Projector Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Ricoh Projectors Received?
What is the Best Mid-Range Ricoh Projector?
What is the Best Budget Choice Ricoh Projector?

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