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Should You Buy an Infocus Projector?

Matthew
Updated 04 March 2020
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should you buy an Infocus Projector?

Infocus is one of the most popular projector brands as well as being well known for its .

If you are wondering how Infocus 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 20,000 user and expert reviews and 680+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Infocus are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular projectors and start at $200 for the IN116 which has a noise level of 31dB, is a projector that has a medium contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wxga (1280x800) and go up to $2,199 for the IN5312A which has a noise level of 34dB, 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 Infocus projector is $668.

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

Is Infocus the Best Projector Brand?

So are Infocus 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.

Infocus is ranked the No. 7 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Infocus is the 7th 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 Infocus 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
Infocus Projectors

Infocus have better reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a Infocus projector being 62%.

There's a smaller selection of Infocus projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 20 Infocus projectors currently on the market in the US. Infocus 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 Infocus projector is $17 (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
$668
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,999
Price Distribution of Infocus Projectors

What Do the Infocus Projector Reviews Say?

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

Infocus logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
8
4 stars
17
3 stars
11
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Infocus logo

User Reviews

5 stars
77
4 stars
25
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
3
Infocus has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its projectors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews are actually lower.

Over 68% of expert reviews and 95% of user reviews for Infocus 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 Infocus 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 Infocus
PC Mag logo
71%
40 reviews
71%
21 reviews
78%
38 reviews
68%
17 reviews
80%
1 review
71%
10 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
81%
23 reviews
67%
9 reviews
67%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
85%
29 reviews
83%
3 reviews
projectorcentral.com logo
93%
18 reviews
95%
20 reviews
96%
15 reviews
87%
12 reviews
95%
7 reviews
89%
2 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
60%
1 review
whathifi.com logo
80%
7 reviews
83%
8 reviews
90%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
96%
9 reviews
68%
5 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
15 reviews
89%
3 reviews
88%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
87%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
72%
10 reviews
92%
5 reviews
80%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
87%
9 reviews
73%
8 reviews
70%
2 reviews
63%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
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
56%
1 review
audiovideohd.fr logo
83%
7 reviews
77%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
1 review
soundandvision.com logo
70%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews
77%
4 reviews
73%
1 review
83%
9 reviews
56%
1 review
altomdata.dk logo
78%
6 reviews
83%
3 reviews
87%
3 reviews
82%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
2 reviews
73%
14 reviews
77%
4 reviews
Chip.de logo
86%
4 reviews
87%
3 reviews
86%
1 review
85%
7 reviews
62%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
69%
195 reviews
71%
83 reviews
70%
89 reviews
72%
102 reviews
74%
74 reviews
46%
6 reviews
Average
79%
425 reviews
78%
268 reviews
79%
217 reviews
73%
215 reviews
87%
196 reviews
67%
33 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Infocus Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 7 industry awards for Infocus projectors. The table below compares the number of awards received by Infocus to other popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Infocus has won 7 awards for its projectors.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony Infocus
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
25
2
14
1
projectorcentral.com logo
10
13
14
6
6
1
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
3
8
3
avforums.com logo
8
6
2
10
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
3
2
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
1
6
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
3
5
3
2
7
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
1
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
5
1
Techradar logo
4
6
4
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
01net.com logo
5
1
1
3
3
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
f1cd.ru logo
9
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
2
Digital Versus logo
3
1
3
chip.com.my logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
36
10
29
12
10
1
Total
129
79
109
43
102
7

How Reliable Are Infocus Projectors?

We checked over 20,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Infocus projectors. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Infocus projector owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Infocus projectors are reliable.

So, most people think that Infocus projectors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Infocus projectors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

thoughtful engineering
hometheaterhifi.com
The built in speaker is good enough for a presentation
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN126A

$613.99
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Infocus IN126A
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Infocus IN126A
WXGA
RESOLUTION
34dB
3,300 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
3,500h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
240W
LAMP POWER
0.48:1
THROW RATIO
$52
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $613.99 is the Infocus IN126A, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
High contrast ratio (14000:1)
Supports 3D
Handheld remote control
Built-in speaker
Ethernet LAN

A classic and remarkably economical to run WXGA average noise level data projector, with a very good spec and a fair price. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and an Ethernet LAN and supports 3D. Purchasers report that it has good picture quality but has bad sound quality.

91
Reviews
12 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Infocus IN126A has marvellous user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this data projector to others.

InFocus IN126 WXGA 3200 Lumen Projector, HDMI 1.4 Review | Full Compass
InFocus IN126 WXGA 3200 Lumen Projector, HDMI 1.4 Review | Full Compass
InFocus IN126a Projector Quick Review
InFocus IN126a Projector Quick Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the IN126A in the US is $613.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN112A

$279.99
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Infocus IN112A
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Infocus IN112A
SVGA
RESOLUTION
32dB
3,500 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
5,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
195W
LAMP POWER

At only $279.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 81 the Infocus IN112A makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (32dB)
High contrast ratio (15000:1)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control
Ceiling mountable

Multiple reviews mentioned that this projector has outstanding picture quality. It's a projector native resolution and excellently reviewed average noise level high contrast ratio projector, with a very good spec and a fair price. It has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control and is ceiling mountable.

96
Reviews
10 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Infocus IN112A has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 98%.

InFocus IN112 Portable DLP Projector | Home Theater Projector Reviews
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InFocus IN112a SVGA 3D Ready DLP Projector Quick Review
Unboxing a Brand New INFOCUS IN112V DLP Projector
Unboxing a Brand New INFOCUS IN112V DLP Projector

The cheapest price that we could find for the IN112A in the US is $279.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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

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