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Sony MP-CL1 vs Viewsonic PJD5353LS

Sony MP-CL1 vs Viewsonic PJD5353LS

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Sony MP-CL1
Viewsonic PJD5353LS

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Quieter noise level Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 has a noise level of 26dB, but the Viewsonic PJD5353LS is a 32dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

$79 cheaper
The Sony MP-CL1 costs $391.00, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5353LS is $469.99.
5 Reasons For
99% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS is a 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 2,963 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony MP-CL1 (3,000 ANSI lumens).
3D Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS supports 3D, however the Sony MP-CL1 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS has a built-in speaker(s), but the Sony MP-CL1 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Handheld remote control Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS has a handheld remote control, whereas the Sony MP-CL1 does not.
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
2,963 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony MP-CL1 is only 37 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2,963 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Viewsonic PJD5353LS (3,000 ANSI lumens).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Viewsonic PJD5353LS has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Sony MP-CL1 does not have a handheld remote control, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5353LS has a handheld remote control.
Not as many stockists
Only 4 sellers sells the Sony MP-CL1, however 9 stores sell the Viewsonic PJD5353LS. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
3 Reasons Against
6dB louder noise level Edit
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS has a noise level of 32dB, whereas the Sony MP-CL1 is a 26dB noise level projector (6dB 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.

$79 more expensive
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS is more expensive than the Sony MP-CL1 by $78.99.
Seven months older
The Viewsonic PJD5353LS is older than the Sony MP-CL1 by seven months.

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Date Released

17 months Ago 23 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 80000:1
BEST
 80000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 720p (1280x720)
BEST
 720p (1280x720)
Projector Brightness
37 ANSI lumens 3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Zoom Ratio
 Fixed
 Fixed
Projection Distance
1.15 - 1.15 0.6 - 3.1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
 16:9
 16:10
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
40 - 120 50 - 250
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 190W
Service Life of Lamp
2,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 130%

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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 M
 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 M
 PAL 60

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
Progressive Scan Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan output
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB A
 Micro-USB A
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
26dB
BEST
32dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 102
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 DC
 AC
 DC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 265W
USB Powered
 USB powered
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Output Voltage
5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
2h Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data CB, TUV-GS, UL/cUL, FCC, CE,C-Tick, EAC, UkrSEPRO/EMC DOC, UL COC, TUV-S Mark(Argentina), PSB, KCC, KC, SASO, CCC, BIS, WEEE, RoHS, REACH, SVHC, ErP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
210g
BEST
2.5kg
Height
13mm 103.7mm
Depth
77mm 228mm
Width
149.5mm 316mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 MHL
 VGA
 MHL
 VGA

Technical Details

Contrast Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 20000:1
Current
1500 Unknown - Click to provide data
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