Optoma X312 vs Viewsonic PJD5255

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Optoma X312
Viewsonic PJD5255

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
15% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Optoma X312 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 7,000hh, however the Viewsonic PJD5255 is only a 6,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1h shorter).
Marginally quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Optoma X312 is 29dBdB noise level (in economic mode), but the Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 31dBdB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 2 user reviews, the average review score of the Optoma X312 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Viewsonic PJD5255 is 96% (based on 21 reviews).
6 Reasons For
A little higher number of colours Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 1.07MM colour projector, whereas the Optoma X312 is only a 1,073.4MM colour projector (0.07M lower).
5% bigger offset Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 120%% offset projector. That's 5% bigger than the Optoma X312 (120%%).
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Optoma X312 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Lighter Edit
Viewsonic PJD5255 is 2.1kgg heavy. That's 0.3g lighter than the Optoma X312 (2.1kgg).
$205 cheaper
The Viewsonic PJD5255 costs $291.99, whereas the Optoma X312 is $497.34.
Available from 13 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Lower number of colours Edit
The Optoma X312 has a number of colours of 1,073.4MM. That's 0.07M lower than the Viewsonic PJD5255 (1.07MM).
Moderately smaller offset Edit
The Optoma X312 has an offset of 115%%, but the Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 120%% offset projector (5% bigger).
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma X312 is one, but the Viewsonic PJD5255 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
0.3g heavier Edit
The Optoma X312 is a 2.4kgg heavy projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 2.1kgg heavy projector (0.3g lighter).
More expensive by $205
The Optoma X312 is $205.35 more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5255.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma X312 is only stocked by 2 shops, but the Viewsonic PJD5255 is stocked by 15 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons Against
1h shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 6,000hh service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1h shorter than the Optoma X312 (6,000hh).
7% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a noise level in economy mode of 31dBdB. That's 2dB louder than the Optoma X312 (31dBdB).
Two months older
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is older than the Optoma X312 by two months.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has an average user rating of 96%, but the Optoma X312 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 2 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
tweaktown.com: Best Value Award

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.17
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.82
Total running cost $ 57.99
Purchase price $ 497.34
Total cost of ownership $ 555.33
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
No data

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 XGA (1024x768)
 XGA (1024x768)
Projector Brightness
3,200 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,073.4M 1.07M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 12 1 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
22.9 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
7,000h
BEST
6,000h
Lamp Power
190W Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
10,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
115% 120%
BEST
Aperture Range
2.41 - 2.55 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
21.8 - 23.98 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL D
 PAL G
 PAL H
 PAL I
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM D
 SECAM G
 SECAM K
 SECAM K1
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 NTSC J
 NTSC M
 PAL 4.43
 SECAM 4.25/4.4
3D Format
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 34dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB
BEST
31dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 THA
 JPN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 THA
 JPN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
225W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
191W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, TUV-GS, UL/cUL, FCC, CE,C-Tick, EAC, UkrSEPRO/EMC DOC, UL COC, TUV-S, PSB, KCC, KC, SASO, CCC WEEE, RoHS, REACH, SVHC, ErP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg 2.1kg
BEST
Height
102mm 103.7mm
Depth
224mm 228mm
Width
315mm 316mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
20000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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