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Should You Buy an Infocus Projector?

Updated 28 December 2019 by Matthew
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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 21,000 user and expert reviews and 670+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Infocus are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular projectors and start at $208 for the IN112 which has a noise level of 32dB, is a projector that has a high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 800 x 600 (SVGA) 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 $620.

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. 8 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Infocus is the 8th best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,587 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,820 reviews
#3
Japan
93%
93%
576 reviews
#4
Taiwan
92%
92%
4,610 reviews
#5
Taiwan
91%
91%
742 reviews
#6
Taiwan
87%
87%
957 reviews
#7
LG
South Korea
82%
82%
688 reviews
#8
82%
82%
163 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
82%
82%
79 reviews
#10
Asus
Taiwan
80%
80%
258 reviews
#11
United States
80%
80%
194 reviews
#12
77%
77%
38 reviews
#13
Taiwan
74%
74%
154 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
73%
73%
338 reviews
#15
Netherlands
70%
70%
111 reviews
#16
Japan
70%
70%
40 reviews
#17
Irulu
68%
68%
5 reviews
#18
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#19
AAXA Technologies
67%
67%
0 reviews
#20
Anker
67%
67%
53 reviews
#21
UO
65%
65%
21 reviews
#22
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#23
XGIMI
65%
65%
24 reviews
#24
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#25
ZTE
63%
63%
2 reviews
#26
Aiptek
63%
63%
79 reviews
#27
Celluon
63%
63%
3 reviews
#28
3M
62%
62%
108 reviews
#29
Pyle
62%
62%
1 review
#30
Japan
62%
62%
0 reviews
#31
Nebula
60%
60%
8 reviews
#32
Christie
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#36
55%
55%
0 reviews
#37
Kodak
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 19 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
$1,080
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $22,499
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$620
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,499
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 projector 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.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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
56%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
85%
29 reviews
83%
3 reviews
projectorcentral.com logo
93%
19 reviews
95%
20 reviews
96%
15 reviews
87%
12 reviews
95%
7 reviews
89%
2 reviews
hifitest.de logo
83%
18 reviews
82%
18 reviews
83%
3 reviews
79%
7 reviews
85%
6 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
79%
16 reviews
79%
14 reviews
87%
3 reviews
77%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
12 reviews
80%
18 reviews
84%
10 reviews
70%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
avforums.com logo
74%
15 reviews
74%
10 reviews
77%
3 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
78%
8 reviews
83%
8 reviews
85%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
96%
9 reviews
68%
5 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
15 reviews
89%
4 reviews
88%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
87%
2 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
73%
8 reviews
73%
3 reviews
63%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
69%
9 reviews
92%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
01net.com logo
82%
9 reviews
64%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
63%
6 reviews
78%
5 reviews
homecinemachoice.com logo
83%
3 reviews
82%
5 reviews
93%
3 reviews
80%
5 reviews
93%
9 reviews
audiovision.de logo
72%
7 reviews
76%
4 reviews
72%
5 reviews
89%
5 reviews
56%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
69%
13 reviews
77%
4 reviews
audiovideohd.fr logo
81%
6 reviews
77%
6 reviews
95%
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
85%
2 reviews
82%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
lite-magazin.de logo
98%
12 reviews
100%
1 review
97%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
69%
181 reviews
71%
86 reviews
69%
95 reviews
72%
106 reviews
74%
74 reviews
48%
7 reviews
Average
79%
421 reviews
78%
268 reviews
81%
222 reviews
73%
215 reviews
87%
196 reviews
68%
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 given to 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
11
13
14
6
6
1
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
2
8
3
Trusted Reviews logo
6
7
3
2
8
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
1
audiovision.de logo
5
4
6
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
2
5
3
2
7
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
Techradar logo
4
6
4
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
2
5
1
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
01net.com logo
5
1
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
f1cd.ru logo
9
Les Numeriques.com logo
3
1
1
2
Digital Versus logo
2
1
3
lite-magazin.de logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
34
10
34
11
10
1
Total
125
79
109
43
102
7

How Reliable Are Infocus Projectors?

We checked over 21,000 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

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

What is the Best Mid-Range Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN124A

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Infocus IN124A
XGA
RESOLUTION
34dB
3,300 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
3,500h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
240W
LAMP POWER
0.6:1
THROW RATIO
$56
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $469 is the Infocus IN124A, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

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

An award winning and astoundingly economical to run XGA average noise level projector, with a fair price and a very good spec. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and an Ethernet LAN and supports 3D. Our review analysis indicates that it has bad video quality.

92
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Running Costs
$56 Over 5 Years
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that Infocus IN124A has superb user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 81%.

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Infocus IN124a Projector Unboxing
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InFocus IN124A DLP Projector Quick Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the IN124A in the US is $469.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN3138HDA

$999.00
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Infocus IN3138HDA
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Infocus IN3138HDA
1080P
RESOLUTION
37dB
4,500 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
3,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
$73
OVER 5 YEARS

If you're looking for a high end Infocus projector then the Infocus IN3138HDA takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at $999.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
Bright projector brightness (4,500 ANSI lumens)
Built-in speaker
Supports 3D
Handheld remote control

A classic and very economical to run 1080p average noise level data projector, with a very good spec and a good price. It supports 3D and full HD and has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control. Multiple reviews mentioned that this data projector has outstanding picture quality and it's easy to setup.

90
Reviews
18 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Value for Money
Very Good
83
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Infocus IN3138HDA has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 18 reviews.

Reviews InFocus IN3138HDA 3D DLP 1080p Projector
Reviews InFocus IN3138HDA 3D DLP 1080p Projector

The cheapest price that we could find for the IN3138HDA in the US is $999.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN112XA

$184.00
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Infocus IN112XA
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Infocus IN112XA
SVGA
RESOLUTION
32dB
3,500 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
5,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
195W
LAMP POWER

At only $184 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Infocus IN112XA 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

A fully featured and excellently reviewed average noise level high contrast ratio multimedia projector, with an affordable price and projector native resolution. It has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control and is ceiling mountable. Owners report that it has outstanding picture quality.

96
Reviews
10 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Infocus IN112XA has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 98%.

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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 High End Infocus Projector?
What is the Best Budget Choice Infocus Projector?

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