Optoma W316 vs Panasonic PT-VW535

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Optoma W316
Panasonic PT-VW535

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Optoma W316 supports 3D, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 does not. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Optoma W316 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
8dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma W316 has a noise level of 29dB, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 37dB 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.

2.6kg lighter Edit
Optoma W316 is 2.4kg heavy. That's 2.6kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (4.9kg).
$736 cheaper
The Optoma W316 costs $899.00, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 is $1,634.95.
Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,600 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma W316 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-VW535 is 270W lamp power. That's 80W bigger than the Optoma W316 (270W).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is two, but the Optoma W316 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Optoma W316 does not have an ethernet LAN.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W higher than the Optoma W316 (10W).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
48% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Optoma W316 is only 3,400 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1,600 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
43% smaller bulb power Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 190W lamp power projector. That's 80W smaller than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (270W).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Optoma W316 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Optoma W316 does not have an ethernet LAN, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 does.
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Optoma W316 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 8W lower than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (10W).
7 Reasons Against
Does not support 3D Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 does not support 3D, whereas the Optoma W316 supports 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Optoma W316 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
22% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a noise level of 37dB, however the Optoma W316 is a 29dB 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.

53% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a weight of 4.9kg. That's 2.6kg heavier than the Optoma W316 (4.9kg).
$736 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is more expensive than the Optoma W316 by $735.95.
Less retailers
Only 3 stores sells the Panasonic PT-VW535, whereas 4 shops 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.
Five months older
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is older than the Optoma W316 by five months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 53.59
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 56.33
Purchase price $ 899.00
Total cost of ownership $ 955.33
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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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.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 15000:1
BEST
 15000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,400 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 DMD
 DMD
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
+/- 40 35
Matrix Size
0.56" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (min)
24kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
91.1kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
85kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15.3kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.1:1
BEST
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
27.2 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
190W 270W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
1.1x Unknown - Click to provide data
Offset
112.4% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.51 - 2.69 1.60 - 1.90
Focal Length Range (f-F)
21.95 - 24.18 15.31 - 24.64
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
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 60
 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 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 Mini-USB A
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
29dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
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
 EST
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W 10W
BEST
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
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
225W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
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 1200 - 2700
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height
101.7mm 125mm
Depth
223.6mm 332mm
Width
314.6mm 389mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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