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Optoma HD23

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and image quality also get good feedback. There are some less positive views about the noise and black level.

value for money, image quality, usability, design, size

black level, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Optoma HD23 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 28 reviews)

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Optoma HD23


The best I can tell, Optoma's HD23 projector in the US, is only available at Best Buy stores, and I assume, their online as well. In other words, it seems to be an exclusive deal. It's sort of a shame. It means Best Buy has a projector that many other...

Very good brightness calibrated - over 700 lumens in "best", over 1100 in brightest mode (mid on the zoom) ; Very good color, out of the box, great color post calibration ; Skin tones (post calibration) are excellent ; Respectable shadow detail ;...

Black level performance is definitely entry level ; Limited placement flexibility (typical of low cost DLP projectors) ; A bit noisy in full power mode (typical for the price) ; Remote control's blue LED blacklight is blinding in a darkened room ;...

If this projector is in your budget range, and 3D isn't something you crave. Definitely put the HD23 on your short list. It's got plenty of competition, but is a strong entry, without any obvious issues for the price. Overall I did enjoy watching the...

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Optoma HD23 review


The question here is whether a specialist projector outfit like Optoma has the edge or whether the clout of bigger, more generalist brands makes for a better beamer.

Great picture quality ; Easy to set-up ; Small footprint

A bit noisy

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Optoma HD23


Affordable, but suffers from the strength of the competition

Competitive price ; compact and sturdy ; colourful, bright images with impressive detail levels

Can be seen working hard in the most taxing scenes ; spills light through its vents

Confident with motion Movement is handled confidently in most circumstances, although complex patterns in motion can cause a little hesitancy, and it’s a similar story with picture noise: the majority of scenes find the Optoma delivering nice clean...