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Optoma HD27

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Optoma HD27. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma HD27 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Optoma HD27 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Optoma HD27 1080p 3D DLP Home Theater ProjectorOptoma HD27 1080p 3D DLP Home Theater Projector

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Steve May (

Optoma HD27 Projector review


Compact and colourful, this is a 100-inch+ crowd pleaser

Compact and easy to set-up ; Excellent Full HD performance ; Vibrant colour fidelity ; Suitable for movies and games

Doesn't do a deep black ; Awful onboard audio system ; Limited motion resolution

The Optoma HD27 represents ridiculously good giant-screen value. Compact and colourful, this is a 100-inch+ crowd pleaser.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Steve May (

Optoma HD27


If you thought you had to budget big for a 1080p gaming and movie projector, think again. As 4K (and faux-4K) models take top billing, regular HD models are getting cheaper, and better, than ever.

The Optoma HD27 proves you don’t need to dig deep for a big-screen experience. Just add a large white wall and some popcorn.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by (

Optoma HD27 DLP Projector Review


A budget level home entertainment projector from Optoma is not unusual, however this one boasts Rec.709 colour accuracy, so is it home cinema ready?

Excellent colour accuracy to Rec.709 ; Good brightness and motion ; Excellent 3D performance ; Good image sharpness from the lens ; Excellent build quality ; Good video processing and input lag ; Superb value for money

Some obvious rainbow effect with certain material ; Mediocre black levels and shadow detail ; Noisy even in Eco mode ; No 3D glasses or emitter provided

As an all-in-one home entertainment projector for gaming, big screen sports, movies and 3D the HD27 certainly manages to perform the tasks with a nice degree of quality and accuracy. The fact it can meet the Rec.709 colour standard at the price point...

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (

Optoma HD27 1080p DLP Projector Reviewed


Adrienne Maxwell reviews the HD27 from Optoma. This 1080p, 3D-capable single-chip DLP projector has a rated light output of 3,200 lumens and an asking price of just $649.

If you want a big-screen home entertainment setup but have a very limited budget, you'd be hard pressed to find a better choice than Optoma's HD27 DLP projector. For $649 or less, you get a very bright, highly portable 1080p projector with 3D and MHL...

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications


RoHS compliance: Yes


Colour of product:White
Product Type:Smart projector


Built-in Display: No


Bulb power:195
Lamp power (economic mode):192
Service life of lamp:8000

Lens System

Aperture range (F-F):2.5 - 2.67
Focal length range (f-f):21.9 - 24
Throw ratio:1.48 - 1.62:1


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
RMS rated power:10


Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:iR
User guide: Yes


Horizontal scan range:15 - 91
Noise Level:26
Vertical scan range:25 - 85

Ports & interfaces

12V trigger: Yes
DVI port: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
HDMI Version:1.4a
MHL version:2.1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):194
Power consumption (typical):230
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):25000:1
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Number of Colours:1.073 billion colours
Projection distance:0 - 10 / 1 - 10
Projection Technology:DLP
Projector brightness:3200
Projector native resolution:1080p (1920x1080)
Screen size compatibility:708.2 - 7754.6
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9
Zoom capability:Manual
Zoom ratio:1.1:1


Card reader integrated: No


3D: Yes
Full HD: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.65
Weight:2.38 / 2.5