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Should You Buy an Infocus Projector?

Matthew
Updated 10 September 2021
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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 31,000 user and expert reviews and 720+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Infocus are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular projectors. Their projectors start at $160 for the IN2124 which has a noise level of 30dB, is a projector that has a high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA) 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 $686.

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%
4,579 reviews
#2
Taiwan
94%
94%
4,018 reviews
#3
Taiwan
92%
92%
7,082 reviews
#4
Japan
91%
91%
631 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
2,330 reviews
#6
Taiwan
86%
86%
2,152 reviews
#7
85%
85%
410 reviews
#8
LG
South Korea
84%
84%
1,671 reviews
#9
NEC
Japan
83%
83%
113 reviews
#10
Asus
Taiwan
81%
81%
320 reviews
#11
United States
79%
79%
212 reviews
#12
Netherlands
75%
75%
169 reviews
#13
Japan
74%
74%
52 reviews
#14
Kodak
74%
74%
362 reviews
#15
73%
73%
42 reviews
#16
Taiwan
71%
71%
224 reviews
#17
Anker
70%
70%
217 reviews
#18
Pyle
68%
68%
9 reviews
#19
Pyle Pro
68%
68%
24 reviews
#20
3M
67%
67%
221 reviews
#21
Japan
67%
67%
1 review
#22
DBPower
65%
65%
21 reviews
#23
Japan
64%
64%
0 reviews
#24
AAXA Technologies
64%
64%
0 reviews
#25
Elmo
63%
63%
3 reviews
#26
ZTE
63%
63%
2 reviews
#27
XGIMI
62%
62%
56 reviews
#28
UO
62%
62%
4 reviews
#29
Xiaomi
62%
62%
6 reviews
#30
Nebula
61%
61%
10 reviews
#31
Christie
57%
57%
0 reviews
#32
Gigabyte
57%
57%
0 reviews
#33
57%
57%
0 reviews
#34
56%
56%
0 reviews
#35
Maxell
54%
54%
0 reviews
#36
Smart
53%
53%
1 review

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 69%.

There's a smaller selection of Infocus projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 18 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
$1,440
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $24,499
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$686
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $19,499
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
11
4 stars
23
3 stars
11
2 stars
1
1 star
0
Infocus logo

User Reviews

5 stars
229
4 stars
84
3 stars
14
2 stars
4
1 star
7
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 74% of expert reviews and 93% of user reviews for Infocus projectors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 86% 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
70%
31 reviews
72%
23 reviews
78%
40 reviews
68%
16 reviews
80%
1 review
71%
12 reviews
projectorcentral.com logo
95%
11 reviews
94%
21 reviews
95%
15 reviews
87%
11 reviews
96%
8 reviews
89%
3 reviews
Lydogbilde.no logo
82%
16 reviews
67%
9 reviews
77%
8 reviews
67%
6 reviews
85%
26 reviews
83%
3 reviews
hifitest.de logo
80%
19 reviews
82%
19 reviews
90%
3 reviews
79%
8 reviews
85%
6 reviews
Techradar logo
80%
12 reviews
78%
21 reviews
85%
11 reviews
70%
2 reviews
85%
8 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
77%
12 reviews
78%
17 reviews
80%
4 reviews
77%
9 reviews
82%
11 reviews
avforums.com logo
77%
15 reviews
74%
10 reviews
77%
3 reviews
67%
3 reviews
86%
9 reviews
benchmark.pl logo
89%
10 reviews
138%
17 reviews
90%
4 reviews
83%
3 reviews
100%
1 review
81%
3 reviews
whathifi.com logo
80%
6 reviews
82%
9 reviews
85%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
96%
9 reviews
68%
5 reviews
homecinemachoice.com logo
85%
6 reviews
80%
8 reviews
93%
3 reviews
80%
5 reviews
94%
8 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
85%
8 reviews
71%
7 reviews
73%
3 reviews
63%
7 reviews
100%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
CNET.com logo
59%
4 reviews
77%
4 reviews
69%
13 reviews
77%
4 reviews
audiovision.de logo
72%
9 reviews
74%
6 reviews
72%
5 reviews
88%
4 reviews
56%
1 review
soundandvision.com logo
67%
4 reviews
78%
3 reviews
77%
4 reviews
73%
1 review
84%
10 reviews
56%
1 review
IT Reviews.com logo
65%
4 reviews
62%
9 reviews
74%
7 reviews
60%
2 reviews
60%
1 review
audiovideohd.fr logo
83%
6 reviews
74%
7 reviews
95%
2 reviews
78%
6 reviews
90%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
90%
2 reviews
90%
4 reviews
80%
5 reviews
67%
6 reviews
95%
4 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
78%
6 reviews
83%
4 reviews
85%
4 reviews
82%
5 reviews
80%
2 reviews
01net.com logo
90%
4 reviews
64%
5 reviews
70%
2 reviews
68%
5 reviews
78%
5 reviews
lite-magazin.de logo
98%
16 reviews
97%
3 reviews
Other Expert Sites
68%
165 reviews
72%
100 reviews
72%
96 reviews
69%
109 reviews
78%
73 reviews
53%
9 reviews
Average
80%
366 reviews
80%
303 reviews
81%
231 reviews
73%
213 reviews
87%
192 reviews
68%
39 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Infocus Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 8 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 8 awards for its projectors.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony Infocus
projectorreviews.com logo
5
5
26
2
14
1
projectorcentral.com logo
7
13
13
5
7
1
avforums.com logo
11
6
2
9
Trusted Reviews logo
4
11
3
2
8
audiovision.de logo
7
5
6
4
Lydogbilde.no logo
10
2
7
3
homecinemachoice.com logo
4
6
3
2
6
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
altomdata.dk logo
4
2
4
6
2
soundandvision.com logo
2
2
3
1
8
benchmark.pl logo
1
10
1
2
1
Techradar logo
2
6
1
4
ddworld.cz logo
9
4
Les Numeriques.com logo
5
3
2
2
01net.com logo
3
1
1
3
3
Expert Reviews logo
1
3
2
1
4
whathifi.com logo
1
2
1
5
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
elchapuzasinformatico.com logo
8
lite-magazin.de logo
5
1
Other Expert Sites
49
12
29
18
11
1
Total
138
94
108
49
103
8

How Reliable Are Infocus Projectors?

We checked over 31,000 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
In a well lit room you lose about half your picture (the dark half) There are built in presets
amazon.co.uk
My only issue is that it doesn't come with a sturdy lens cover (nor does InFocus manufacture one
Bhphotovideo.com

What is the Best High End Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN3138HDA

$999.00
Overstock
Infocus IN3138HDA
Buy Now
Infocus IN3138HDA
37dB
4,500 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
3,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
$75
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 80, 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

Owners report that this projector has brilliant picture quality, it's easy to carry around and setup. It's a very economical to run and classic 1080p average noise level projector, with a good price and a very good spec. It supports 3D and full HD and has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control.

91
Reviews
31 Reviews
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Running Costs
$75 Over 5 Years
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Infocus IN3138HDA has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 31 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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$999.00
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1 Price from 1 Store | $999.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Infocus Projector?

Infocus IN119HDXA

$549.00
eBay
Infocus IN119HDXA
Buy Now
Infocus IN119HDXA
24dB
3,600 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
15,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
203W
LAMP POWER

At only $549 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Infocus IN119HDXA makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution
Quieter than average noise level (24dB)
High contrast ratio (28500:1)
Supports 3D
Long service life of lamp (15,000h)

An award winning and astoundingly quiet 1080p high contrast ratio multimedia projector, with a good price and a very good spec. It supports 3D and full HD and has a built-in speaker and a handheld remote control.

94
Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
85
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
84
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Infocus IN119HDXA has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.

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The cheapest price that we could find for the IN119HDXA in the US is $549.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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$549.00
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1 Year Warranty
$559.00
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2 Prices from 2 Stores | $549.00 - $559.00
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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 High End Infocus Projector?
What is the Best Budget Choice Infocus Projector?

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