Optoma X312 vs Viewsonic PJD5255

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Optoma X312
Viewsonic PJD5255

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
15% longer service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Optoma X312 has a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 7,000h, however the Viewsonic PJD5255 is only a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).
Marginally quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
Optoma X312 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 31dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
Cheaper to run by $9.52
Over five years the Optoma X312 only costs $56.33 to run however the Viewsonic PJD5255 costs $65.85 to run (17% more). Read more
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
50% longer service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a service life of lamp of 10,000h. That's 5,000h longer than the Optoma X312 (10,000h).
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 quantitys Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Optoma X312 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Lighter Edit
Viewsonic PJD5255 is 2.1kg heavy. That's 250g lighter than the Optoma X312 (2.1kg).
$494 cheaper
The Viewsonic PJD5255 costs $304.99, whereas the Optoma X312 is $799.18.
Available from 13 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp Edit
Optoma X312 is only 5,000h lamp service life, but the Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 10,000h lamp service life projector (5,000h longer).
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) ports quantity Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Optoma X312 is one, but the Viewsonic PJD5255 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
250g heavier Edit
The Optoma X312 is a 2.4kg heavy projector, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 2.1kg heavy projector (250g lighter).
More expensive by $494
The Optoma X312 is $494.19 more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5255.
Fewer sellers
The Optoma X312 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Viewsonic PJD5255 is stocked by 14 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons Against
1,000h shorter service life of lamp (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 6,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Optoma X312 (6,000h).
7% louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a noise level (economic mode) of 31dB. That's 2dB louder than the Optoma X312 (31dB).
Two months older
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is older than the Optoma X312 by two months.
17% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Viewsonic PJD5255 are $65.85 which is $9.52 more than the Optoma X312 over five years. Show assumptions.
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

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 53.59
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 56.33
Purchase price $ 799.18
Total cost of ownership $ 855.51
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 63.11
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 65.85
Purchase price $ 304.99
Total cost of ownership $ 370.84
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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.
0.44T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

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

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
7,000h
BEST
6,000h
Bulb Power
190W Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 10,000h
BEST

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 (F-F)
2.41 - 2.55 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.8 - 23.98 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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
Supported 3D Formats
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing
 Side by side
 Top and bottom
 Frame packing

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 34dB
Noise Level (economic 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 (OSD) Languages
 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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
225W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
191W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 (T-T)
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
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
20000:1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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