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Dell 1210S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Dell 1210S. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the noise and reliability are on the whole positive. The image quality and price also get good views, but there are some less positive views about the size.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, noise


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell 1210S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Dell 1210S


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell 1210S from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the price.


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This summary is based on the products: Dell 1210S SVGA ProjectorDell 1210S SVGA Projector

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Dell 1210S


The Dell 1210S data projector is a capable, low-priced alternative to a portable XGA or WXGA business projector.

Low price. Easy setup and operation. Remote mouse support.

Type could be sharper. Limited connection choices. Sub-par video.

There are other alternatives more comparable to the 1210S. Be sure to check out the Optoma Pro160S; although it lacks remote mouse support, it’s rated at 3,000 lumens and offers an HDMI-in port. The Dell 1410X ($599 list, 3.5 stars) is basically the...

Nov, 2011

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Great Purchase


This is a great product at a great price. It is easy to setup and easy use. I used it in both large and small areas and the performance did not falter. My only suggestion is that you should attach speakers for anything that needs to be heard in larger...

Mar, 2011

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great projector


The first projector sent to me was damaged but Dell sent a replacement the next day. I bought the 1210s for it's value pricing and i was not disappointed. I have watched several movies using the 1210s and the picture is amazing clear, even with all the...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (

1210S Projector


Dell was first class in taking my order and shipping the projector to me in time to use it at my meeting. The projector performed perfectly and the sceen image was bright and clear. I would recommend this projector to anyone who needs a good projector...

Feb, 2011

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Ok...first I want to say I ordered it TUESDAY and I received it on THURSDAY. That was a SUPER PLUS. Uhmmm the NO BRAINER instructions was a DUPER PLUS...who has time to read something EXPLAINATORY...PLUG...CONNECT...& PLAY..hehehehehehe. CRISP picture...

Feb, 2011

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Great Projector


I was looking for a resonably priced projector that wouldn't break the bank, something very easy to use, bright enough to use in a well lit room, rugged enough to lug around, and not to ackward to carry. I found it! Even I could figure out how to use...

Jan, 2011

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Small but powerful


This is a very compact, light weight solution that is very portable. Right out of the box, I was up and running in about 2 minutes. The picture is incredibly clear. I highly recommend this product . I will be getting one for my media room as well as...

Jan, 2011

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Dell 1210S Projector


The projector has great daylight visibility and contrast. It has a dual use for professional presentations and movie and X-Box use at home. It has been excellent at both. The remote gives immediate control for the various input sources. I like it alot.

Dec, 2010

Consumer review (

Great Projector. Perfect Price Point


Our team had been searching for a light-weight, high quality, affordable projector and Dell was the answer. The price point was perfect for our budget, delivery was prompt and the product itself has exceeded expectations for our teams need.

Dec, 2010

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Great Buy for the Price


I work for a large company and I am exposed to a large number of projectors from various makers. The typical process is to check a projector out for a meeting and return when complete. Since this is a hassle especially when traveling, I decide to...

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications

Privacy Filters from 3M keep your on-screen data private. The on-screen data is visible only to persons directly in front of the monitor, passersby only see a blank, dark screen. These filters protect fragile LCD screens from scratches and damages. They are easy to attach and remove and can be left in place even when your laptop is closed.


Energy Star certified: No


Cable lock slot: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Desktop
Product Type:Desktop projector


Built-in Display: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell


Bulb power:185
Service life of lamp:3000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):4000


Category of Accessory:Computer security products / Notebook and tablet PC accessories
Product Type:Notebook privacy filter


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:2


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other features

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Connectivity Technology:Wired

Packaging Content

Cables included:VGA
Handheld remote control: Yes



Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:USB Type-B
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:3


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:120 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:120 - 240
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):2200:1
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:1 - 12
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:SVGA (800x600)
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.1:1


Card reader integrated: No


3D: No
Full HD: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.9