Optoma X312 vs Viewsonic PJD5255
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Optoma X312

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and bargain price moderate noise level XGA projector, with plenty of owner recommendations and very good features
93
Value for Money
Excellent
86
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$39 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Mar 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 20000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2015
Viewsonic PJD5255

97

Overall Score

97

Overall Score

Viewsonic PJD5255

$297.00
$642.98
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and award winning moderate noise level XGA projector, with excellent features and sensationally low running costs
99
Reviews
37 Reviews + 1 Award
99
Value for Money
Excellent
95
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
97
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 22000:1 Yes Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 22000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2015
Optoma X312

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A remarkably economical to run and bargain price moderate noise level XGA projector, with plenty of owner recommendations and very good features
93
Value for Money
Excellent
86
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Running Costs
$39 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 20000:1 Yes Mar 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 20000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Mar 2015
Viewsonic PJD5255

97

Overall Score

97

Overall Score

Viewsonic PJD5255

$297.00
$642.98
Our Verdict:
A bargain price and award winning moderate noise level XGA projector, with excellent features and sensationally low running costs
99
Reviews
37 Reviews + 1 Award
99
Value for Money
Excellent
95
Features
Fully-Featured
97
Running Costs
$52 Over 5 Years
97
Overall Score
Excellent
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 22000:1 Yes Jan 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 34dB
Projector Native Resolution 1024 X 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio 22000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Jan 2015

Top Prices

Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
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$539.20
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$548.60
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Reasons For

Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
3 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by $14 Over Five Years
Over five years the Optoma X312 only costs $40 to run however the Viewsonic PJD5255 costs $54 to run (36% more).
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Moderately Better User Reviews
The Optoma X312 has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the Viewsonic PJD5255 has an average rating of 97% (based on 35 reviews).
Better Brand
Optoma projectors have an average rating of 88.8%, but Viewsonic has an average rating of 88.6%.
3 Reasons For
4% Brighter Projector Brightness
Viewsonic PJD5255 is 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 100 ANSI lumens brighter than the Optoma X312 (3,200 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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50% Longer Service Life of Lamp
The Viewsonic PJD5255 has a service life of lamp of 10,000h. That's 5,000h longer than the Optoma X312 (5,000h).

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
No awards found
1 Award
tweaktown.com: Best Value Award

Average Expert Rating

Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Optoma X312 has better user reviews than the Viewsonic PJD5255. The average user reviews score for the Optoma X312 is 100% based on 2 reviews, where as the average score for the Viewsonic PJD5255 is 97% based on 35 reviews.
Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
30 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Optoma has a better average brand rating than Viewsonic. The average brand rating for Optoma is 88.82% based on 3,517 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Viewsonic is 88.64% based on 1,027 reviews.
Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Optoma

89

89

Based on 3,517 reviews
Viewsonic

89

89

Based on 1,027 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

Date Released

Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
35 months old Best 37 months old

Key Features

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Service Life Of Lamp

This indicates how long the lamp in the projector will last before it needs to be replaced, measured in hours.

A longer life lamp means you'll need to replace it far less frequently, saving you money.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Optoma X312
Optoma
X312
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Viewsonic PJD5255
Viewsonic
PJD5255
8 trees 0.32 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Noise Level 34dB 34dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB
BEST
31dB
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Projector Native Resolution
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Contrast Ratio
22000:1
 22000:1
22000:1
 22000:1
Projector Brightness 3,200 ANSI Lumens 3,300 ANSI Lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size 0.55" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity 80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
1.1:1
 1.1:1
1.1:1
 1.1:1
Projection Distance
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Lamp 1lamp(s) 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
BEST
10,000h
 
 
 
Lens System Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
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) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
RS-232 Port 1 1
S-Video Inputs 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 3
BEST
 
 
 
Storage Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Optical Disc Player Type
Not included
 Not included
Not included
 Not included
 
 
 
Multimedia Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Built-In Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Power Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 225W
BEST
265W
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 191W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Certificates Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Certification Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Weight 2.4kg 2.1kg
BEST
Height 102mm 103.7mm
Depth 224mm 228mm
Width 315mm 316mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Cables Included
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
VGA AC
 VGA
 AC
 
 
 
Technical Details Optoma X312 Viewsonic PJD5255
Contrast Ratio
20000:1
 20000:1
20000:1
 20000:1

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