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 22,000 user and expert reviews and 640+ 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 $155 for the C120 which has a noise level of 35dB, is a projector that has a very low contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wvga (854x480) and go up to $1,700 for the Predator Z650 which has a noise level of 35dB, is a projector that has a high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p). The average price of a new Acer projector is $605.
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. 7 best projector brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Acer is the 7th 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%. Acer also have a number of great features including Acer LumiSense and Acer BluelightShield which sets them apart from the competition.
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 28 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.
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 $1,440
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price $605
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 was well designed, easy to use and good at displaying high definition TV. 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 44 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 22,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Acer projectors. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Acer projector owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
90% 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:
Being Acer I expect the longevity to be excellent as the build quality is clearly of high standard
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 room this went into was professionally set up with high quality HDMI cables built an
not heavy duty material
I tough that it was defective
has broken twice on me
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.
At only $395.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Acer C250I makes a great budget choice.
Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
Quieter than average noise level (30dB)
Handheld remote control
Very long service life of lamp (30,000h)
A fully featured and top-rated 1080p quiet data projector, with a cheap price. It has a handheld remote control, a built-in speaker and a card reader integrated and supports full HD. Our review analysis indicates that this data projector has brilliant picture quality and it's very easy to use, and well designed.
Value for Money
Purchasers report that Acer C250I has good user reviews with an average user rating of 78%.
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