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Should You Buy an Infocus Projector?

Matthew
Updated 29 August 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 21,000 user and expert reviews and 690+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Infocus are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular projectors and start at $349 for the IN2126 which has a noise level of 32dB, is a projector that has a high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wxga (1280x800) and go up to $2,400 for the INL146UST which has a noise level of 35dB, is a projector that has a very high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wxga (1280x800). The average price of a new Infocus projector is $816.

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%
3,577 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
581 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,811 reviews
#4
Taiwan
93%
93%
4,658 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
787 reviews
#6
NEC
Japan
87%
87%
81 reviews
#7
Taiwan
87%
87%
986 reviews
#8
83%
83%
171 reviews
#9
LG
South Korea
82%
82%
712 reviews
#10
United States
81%
81%
191 reviews
#11
Asus
Taiwan
78%
78%
291 reviews
#12
75%
75%
39 reviews
#13
Taiwan
74%
74%
154 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
73%
73%
344 reviews
#15
XGIMI
70%
70%
29 reviews
#16
Netherlands
68%
68%
111 reviews
#17
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#18
Kodak
67%
67%
2 reviews
#19
Japan
67%
67%
50 reviews
#20
Anker
66%
66%
45 reviews
#21
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#22
AAXA Technologies
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
ZTE
64%
64%
2 reviews
#24
Japan
64%
64%
0 reviews
#25
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#26
Nebula
64%
64%
18 reviews
#27
Celluon
63%
63%
3 reviews
#28
Elmo
63%
63%
3 reviews
#29
3M
62%
62%
108 reviews
#30
Irulu
62%
62%
5 reviews
#31
UO
62%
62%
21 reviews
#32
Pyle
62%
62%
7 reviews
#33
Christie
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
60%
60%
0 reviews
#35
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#37
Maxell
55%
55%
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

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.

Infocus have worse reviews than the typical projector brand, with the average rating of a Infocus projector being 62%. 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
$1,440
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $18,999
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$816
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $18,499
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
83
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 96% 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
projectorcentral.com logo
93%
19 reviews
94%
19 reviews
96%
15 reviews
87%
12 reviews
95%
7 reviews
89%
2 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
81%
23 reviews
67%
9 reviews
61%
4 reviews
67%
6 reviews
85%
29 reviews
83%
3 reviews
hifitest.de logo
83%
20 reviews
82%
17 reviews
90%
3 reviews
79%
7 reviews
85%
6 reviews
Techradar logo
79%
13 reviews
80%
18 reviews
83%
11 reviews
70%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
78%
15 reviews
79%
14 reviews
83%
3 reviews
77%
9 reviews
91%
9 reviews
avforums.com logo
74%
14 reviews
74%
10 reviews
73%
3 reviews
67%
3 reviews
86%
10 reviews
IT Reviews.com logo
64%
14 reviews
62%
9 reviews
74%
7 reviews
60%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
whathifi.com logo
78%
8 reviews
83%
8 reviews
87%
3 reviews
60%
1 review
96%
9 reviews
68%
5 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
8 reviews
87%
14 reviews
89%
3 reviews
88%
4 reviews
100%
1 review
87%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
72%
10 reviews
92%
5 reviews
84%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
87%
9 reviews
73%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
63%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
01net.com logo
84%
10 reviews
64%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
63%
6 reviews
78%
5 reviews
homecinemachoice.com logo
83%
3 reviews
82%
5 reviews
83%
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
audiovideohd.fr logo
83%
7 reviews
77%
6 reviews
85%
2 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
1 review
soundandvision.com logo
71%
5 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
83%
3 reviews
82%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
2 reviews
72%
13 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%
192 reviews
71%
83 reviews
69%
92 reviews
72%
102 reviews
74%
74 reviews
46%
6 reviews
Average
79%
427 reviews
78%
265 reviews
80%
216 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
6
5
25
2
14
1
projectorcentral.com logo
11
12
14
6
6
1
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
3
2
8
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
1
8
3
audiovision.de logo
5
4
6
5
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
1
homecinemachoice.com logo
2
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
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
01net.com logo
6
1
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
1
f1cd.ru logo
9
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
Digital Versus logo
2
1
1
3
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
2
lite-magazin.de logo
4
1
Other Expert Sites
36
10
33
11
10
1
Total
129
78
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

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 IN124A

$469.00
Overstock
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
$54
OVER 5 YEARS

A great mid range choice, priced at $469 is the Infocus IN124A, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.

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

A fully featured and astoundingly economical to run XGA average noise level projector, with a good price. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and an Ethernet LAN and supports 3D. Customers report that this projector has bad video quality.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Running Costs
$54 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we could find for the IN124A in the US is $469.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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1 Year Warranty
$469.00
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$629.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN112

$350.00
eBay
Infocus IN112
Buy Now
Infocus IN112
SVGA
RESOLUTION
32dB
3,500 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
5,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
195W
LAMP POWER

At only $350 and with a Kagoo Score of 76 the Infocus IN112 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Quieter than average noise level (32dB)
High contrast ratio (15000:1)
Long service life of lamp (5,000h)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control

A low cost and fully featured average noise level high contrast ratio projector. It has a built-in speaker, a handheld remote control and a service life of lamp of 5,000h and is ceiling mountable. Our review analysis indicates that it has outstanding picture quality.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the IN112 in the US is $350.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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$350.00
Standard delivery: $12.00
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$365.88
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$534.62
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3 Prices from 1 Store | $350.00 - $534.62
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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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