Optoma W316 vs Panasonic PT-VW535

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Optoma W316
Panasonic PT-VW535

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma W316 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
8dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma W316 has a noise level of 29dBdB, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (8dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Lighter Edit
Optoma W316 is 2.8kgg heavy. That's 2.1g lighter than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (4.9kgg).
75mm narrower Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 314mmmm wide projector. That's 75mm narrower than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (389mmmm).
$1,136 cheaper
The Optoma W316 costs $499.00, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 is $1,634.95.
Available from 3 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma W316 (5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 270WW lamp power projector. That's 60W bigger than the Optoma W316 (270WW).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is two, but the Optoma W316 only has one HDMI port.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
67% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma W316 is only 3,600 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
29% smaller lamp power Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 210WW lamp power projector. That's 60W smaller than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (270WW).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Optoma W316 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two HDMI ports.
7 Reasons Against
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma W316 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
22% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a noise level of 37dBdB, however the Optoma W316 is a 29dBdB noise level projector (8dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

43% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a weight of 4.9kgg. That's 2.1g heavier than the Optoma W316 (4.9kgg).
Wider Edit
Panasonic PT-VW535 is 389mmmm wide. That's 75mm wider than the Optoma W316 (389mmmm).
$1,136 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is more expensive than the Optoma W316 by $1,135.95.
Less retailers
Only 4 retailers sells the Panasonic PT-VW535, whereas 7 retailers sell the Optoma W316. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is older than the Optoma W316 by two months.

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Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,600 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 35
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
24kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
91.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15.3kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,073.4M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
0.5 - 3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
44.3 - 221.5 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
210W 270W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
112% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.8 - 2.8 1.60 - 1.90
Focal Length Range
7.41 - 7.41 15.31 - 24.64
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
15.375 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 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
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
280W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
194W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
194W 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 1200 - 2700
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 85 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.8kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height
101mm
BEST
125mm
Depth
224mm
BEST
332mm
Width
314mm
BEST
389mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

Compatible Products
80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio
20000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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