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LG PW800 vs Viewsonic PJD5255

LG PW800 vs Viewsonic PJD5255

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LG PW800
Viewsonic PJD5255

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
67% longer service life of lamp Edit
The LG PW800 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector. That's 20,000h longer than the Viewsonic PJD5255 (10,000h).
72% cheaper to run
The LG PW800 is $50.28 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic PJD5255 over five years. Read more
5 Reasons For
2,400 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens, however the LG PW800 is only an 800 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,400 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Cheaper by $230
The Viewsonic PJD5255 costs $230 less than the LG PW800.
7 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 5 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 97% based on 35 reviews, however the average rating of the LG PW800 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2,400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The LG PW800 has a projector brightness of 800 ANSI lumens. That's 2,400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PJD5255 (3,200 ANSI lumens).
$230 more expensive
The LG PW800 is more expensive than the Viewsonic PJD5255 by $230.
Less retailers
Only 5 sellers sells the LG PW800, whereas 12 sellers 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 5 reviews).
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The LG PW800's average user rating is 80%, however the Viewsonic PJD5255's is 97% (based on 35 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
20,000h shorter service life of lamp Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is a 10,000h lamp service life projector, whereas the LG PW800 is a 30,000h lamp service life projector (20,000h longer).
Older by one month
The Viewsonic PJD5255 is one month older than the LG PW800.
Higher running costs over five years by $50.28
The running costs of the Viewsonic PJD5255 are $69.51 which is $50.28 more than the LG PW800 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

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

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 16.34
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 19.23
Purchase price $ 599.99
Total cost of ownership $ 619.22
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.62
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 69.51
Purchase price $ 369.99
Total cost of ownership $ 439.50
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.12T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.12 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
3
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

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 100000:1
BEST
 100000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
800 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 8
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
25 - 100 30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6,000h
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
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%

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
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
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

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
34dB 34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 31dB
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 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
 DUT
 ARA
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Built-In Speaker
2
BEST
1

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Portable
Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
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)
65W
BEST
265W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

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

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

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
BEST
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included
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