LG PW800 vs Viewsonic PJD5255

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LG PW800
Viewsonic PJD5255

Top Prices

Newegg UK
Best Buy
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
eBay
Amazon US
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Vastly brighter projector brightness Edit
The LG PW800 has a projector brightness of 800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 797 ANSI lumens brighter than the Viewsonic PJD5255 (3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
67% longer lamp service life Edit
The LG PW800 is a 30,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 20h longer than the Viewsonic PJD5255 (10,000hh).
Two built-in speakers Edit
The LG PW800 has two built-in speakers, however the Viewsonic PJD5255 only has one built-in speaker.
5 Reasons For
280x lighter Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a weight of 2.1kgg, however the LG PW800 is a 589.67gg heavy projector (587.57g heavier).
Cheaper by $103
The Viewsonic PJD5255 costs $103 less than the LG PW800.
9 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Viewsonic PJD5255 is 87% based on 2 reviews, however the average rating of the LG PW800 is 78% (based on 7 reviews).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic PJD5255 is 96% based on 21 reviews, however the average rating of the LG PW800 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Vastly heavier Edit
The LG PW800 has a weight of 589.67gg. That's 587.57g heavier than the Viewsonic PJD5255 (2.1kgg).
$103 more expensive
The LG PW800 is more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5255 by $103.
Less retailers
Only 6 stores sells the LG PW800, whereas 15 stores sell the Viewsonic PJD5255. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Lower expert review Score
The LG PW800's average expert rating is only 78%, however the Viewsonic PJD5255's is 87% (based on 2 reviews).
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The LG PW800's average user rating is 80%, however the Viewsonic PJD5255's is 96% (based on 21 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
266x dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the LG PW800 is an 800 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (797 ANSI lumens brighter).
20h shorter lamp service life Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a lamp service life of 10,000hh, whereas the LG PW800 is a 30,000hh lamp service life projector (20h longer).
One less built-in speaker Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has one built-in speaker, however the LG PW800 only has two built-in speakers.
Older by one month
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is one month older than the LG PW800.

Awards

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tweaktown.com: Best Value Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 24 months Ago

Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
800 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,200 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.07M
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
25 - 100 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Service Life
30,000h
BEST
10,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.1x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 120%

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio Out Port
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 34dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 31dB
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 VIE
 IND

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 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
65W 265W
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AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

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

Packaging Weight
1.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
190.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
170.18mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
259.08mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
589.67g 2.1kg
BEST
Height
50.8mm 103.7mm
Depth
139.7mm 228mm
Width
139.7mm 316mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
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