Epson PowerLite 4855WU
Epson PowerLite 4855WU
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Epson PowerLite 4855WU

A highly recommended and fully featured 5000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector
5000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 38dB Jun 2013
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Epson PowerLite 4855WU Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Epson PowerLite 4855WU number 94 across all projectors.
2 Reviews
Good Features
$122 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $122 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 18% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Epson projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

Epson PowerLite 4855WU In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Average

This data projector received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from PC Mag.

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Epson Has Very Good Projector Reviews

We checked 1,045 owner and expert reviews (including 146 verified purchases) for Epson data projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings. We also found that Epson has very good ratings specifically within its projectors range. 97% of those that bought a Epson multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Difficult to Use

One Epson PowerLite 4855WU reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was not easy to use the menus. Ean said on “Menus are a bit confusing” in their Epson PowerLite 4855WU review.

Does Not Have Good Picture Quality

One Epson PowerLite 4855WU owner said in their reviews that the product did not have good picture quality. said in their Epson PowerLite 4855WU review “Minor issues for data image quality, including ever so slightly soft focus”.


One customer thought the Epson PowerLite 4855WU was well made. Ean said on “A solid install projector”.

Good Sound Quality

One person who purchased it reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Good Quality

One Epson PowerLite 4855WU owner who reviewed this projector reckoned that it was good quality. mentioned three years ago “Good sound quality” although they only scored it 14 out of 100.

Value For Money


We think this multimedia projector looks expensive compared to other multimedia projectors. The cheapest multimedia projector that we found costs $149 and the most expensive costs $24,000.


Average Projector Brightness

At 4,000 ANSI lumens, the PowerLite 4855WU has a pretty standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Epson PowerLite 4855WU is 1920 x 1080. That's over nine times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. At 38 decibels, the PowerLite 4855WU has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PowerLite 4855WU has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The PowerLite 4855WU supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Epson PowerLite 4855WU features noise reduction, as do most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was June 2013 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PowerLite 4855WU is one of the most expensive to run data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PowerLite 4855WU is $122.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers go enterprise v11h543120, visipax prv11h543120, generic v11h543120, visipax v11h543120, epson v11h543120, epson v11h544020
Barcodes 00000011154334, 00010343908079, 00021111214148, 00103439080794, 00779184176497

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