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Dell S500wi

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Dell S500wi. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and noise. The size and design are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the price and usability.

design, size, noise, image quality

usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Dell S500wi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Dell S500wi from The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors on People are impressed by the size. The noise is also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the image quality. Some have doubts about the price and usability.

design, noise, size

usability, price

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This summary is based on the product: Dell S500WI DLP Projector

Nov, 2015

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Dell S500wi


Interactive projectors are becoming increasingly common, but the Dell S500wi ($1599 direct) stands out for being one of the few that combines interactivity with an ultra short throw. Built in interactivity lets you interact with the image without...

Ultra short throw yields big images from just a few inches. Bright. Interactive. Pen doesn't need to touch screen. 3D support

Below par video quality. 3D is highly limited

The Dell S500wi projector offers a bright image, interactivity, and an ultra-short throw that projects big images from inches away, so you don't have to worry about casting shadows.

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Dell S500wi Review


The Dell S500wi interactive projector ups the ante by shrinking the throw distance from short to ultra short...


Expert review by: Kelvyn Taylor (

Dell S500wi projector review


The redesigned interactive wireless pen is much better than the S300wi's and is now rechargeable over USB. It can be used as a mouse in any Windows display, although a USB cable (supplied) has to be connected between the PC and the projector. For...

Good picture quality; quiet; can be positioned exceptionally close to the screen; four-way split screen capability; comprehensive choice of inputs

Limited maximum screen size; interactive mode requires cable between projector and PC

A very good HD projector with great close-range performance and versatile interactive features. If you need a very large display, however, the S300wi is a better choice.

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications


Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)