Acer is one of the most popular projector brands as well as being well known for its PC monitors and TVs.
If you are thinking about buying an Acer 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.
Acer are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning projectors. Their projectors start at $130 for the C200 which has a noise level of 29dB, is a projector that has a low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wvga (854x480) and go up to $3,246 for the H7850 which has a noise level of 29dB, is a projector that has a 1000000:1 contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 2160p (3840x2160). The average price of a new Acer projector is $813.
Acer are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning projectors.
Is Acer the Best Projector Brand?
So are Acer 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.
Acer is ranked the No. 6 best projector brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Acer is the 6th best projector brand out there.
Let's look at how Acer projectors compare to the other projector brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All projector Brands
Acer have better reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a Acer projector being 71%.
The average review score for a Acer projector is 71%.
There's a smaller selection of Acer projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 31 Acer projectors currently on the market in the US. Acer projectors also tend to be cheaper than most other projector brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
Whilst Acer have a number of interesting features including Acer LumiSense and Acer BluelightShield, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Acer projector is $15 (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 $1,263
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price $813
Price Distribution of Acer Projectors
What Do the Acer Projector Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Acer projector to work out the average distribution of reviews for Acer and then compared this to the other projector brands.
Acer has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its projectors than most other brands.
Over 79% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Acer projectors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 88% respectively across all Projector brands.
Purchasers of Acer projectors frequently mentioned that the product had a good design, was easy to use and had a superior high def picture. Their projectors have also won 40+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Acer 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.
How Many Industry Awards Have Acer Projectors Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 43 industry awards for Acer projectors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Acer to other popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 21,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Acer projectors. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Acer projector owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
88% of reviewers think Acer projectors are reliable.
So, most people think that Acer projectors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Acer projectors that mention reliability:
The room this went into was professionally set up with high quality HDMI cables built an
It has built in speakers
The built in speakers are pretty decent (unlike many projectors) so I can hold off getting a surround sound for now
has a terrible 3w built in speaker which is fine if the device your using has no other audio output like Chromecast
the built in monitor
I tough that it was defective
has broken twice on me
not heavy duty material
Features to Look Out For On Acer Projectors
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Acer projectors that set them apart from the competition. These include Acer LumiSense and Acer BluelightShield.
A fully featured and positively reviewed XGA average noise level data projector, with a reasonable price. It has a built-in speaker and a high contrast ratio, supports 3D and is ceiling mountable. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has superb picture quality and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
Value for Money
Purchasers report that Acer Essential X128H has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
The cheapest price that we could find for the Essential X128H in the US is $626.30 but in total we found only 1 price for it.