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Should You Buy a Panasonic Projector?

Matthew
Updated 01 September 2020
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should you buy a Panasonic Projector?

Panasonic is well known for its digital cameras, TVs, microwaves and camcorders. The company behind Panasonic also manufacturers Sanyo Projectors.

If you are thinking about buying a Panasonic projector then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of projector brands is compiled by analysing over 21,000 user and expert reviews and 690+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 projectors.

Panasonic are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular projectors and start at $1,199 for the PT-VZ580 which has a noise level of 37dB, is a projector that has a high contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wuxga (1920x1200) and go up to $13,487 for the PT-RZ970 which has a noise level of 41dB, is a projector that has a medium contrast ratio and a projector that has a resolution of wuxga (1920x1200). The average price of a new Panasonic projector is $3,940.

Panasonic are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular projectors.

Is Panasonic the Best Projector Brand?

So are Panasonic projectors any good? We give every projector a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all projectors we are able to impartially rank all the projector brands.

Panasonic is ranked the No. 17 best projector brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Panasonic is the 17th best projector brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
3,577 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
581 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
2,811 reviews
#4
Taiwan
93%
93%
4,658 reviews
#5
Taiwan
90%
90%
787 reviews
#6
NEC
Japan
87%
87%
81 reviews
#7
Taiwan
87%
87%
986 reviews
#8
83%
83%
171 reviews
#9
LG
South Korea
82%
82%
712 reviews
#10
United States
81%
81%
191 reviews
#11
Asus
Taiwan
78%
78%
291 reviews
#12
75%
75%
39 reviews
#13
Taiwan
74%
74%
154 reviews
#14
Gigabyte
73%
73%
344 reviews
#15
XGIMI
70%
70%
29 reviews
#16
Netherlands
68%
68%
111 reviews
#17
Japan
68%
68%
1 review
#18
Kodak
67%
67%
2 reviews
#19
Japan
67%
67%
50 reviews
#20
Anker
66%
66%
45 reviews
#21
DBPower
65%
65%
17 reviews
#22
AAXA Technologies
64%
64%
0 reviews
#23
ZTE
64%
64%
2 reviews
#24
Japan
64%
64%
0 reviews
#25
Pyle Pro
64%
64%
19 reviews
#26
Nebula
64%
64%
18 reviews
#27
Celluon
63%
63%
3 reviews
#28
Elmo
63%
63%
3 reviews
#29
3M
62%
62%
108 reviews
#30
Irulu
62%
62%
5 reviews
#31
UO
62%
62%
21 reviews
#32
Pyle
62%
62%
7 reviews
#33
Christie
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
60%
60%
0 reviews
#35
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Xiaomi
55%
55%
1 review
#37
Maxell
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Panasonic projectors compare to the other projector brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All projector Brands
Panasonic Projectors

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Panasonic projector is $25 (based on a person typically using a projector for 5 hours per week), which makes them more efficient than most other projector brands.

There's a smaller selection of Panasonic projectors available compared to other projector brands, with only 15 Panasonic projectors currently on the market in the US. Panasonic projectors also tend to be more expensive than most other projector brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$1,440
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $18,999
Price Distribution of All Projectors
No. Of Projectors
Average Price
$3,940
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $18,499
Price Distribution of Panasonic Projectors

How Many Industry Awards Have Panasonic Projectors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Panasonic projectors. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular projector brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning projectors

Number of Awards Benq Optoma Epson Acer Sony
projectorreviews.com logo
6
5
25
2
14
projectorcentral.com logo
11
12
14
6
6
Trusted Reviews logo
5
7
3
2
8
avforums.com logo
7
6
2
10
Lydogbilde.no logo
13
1
8
audiovision.de logo
5
4
6
5
homecinemachoice.com logo
2
5
3
2
7
PC Mag logo
3
15
1
soundandvision.com logo
2
1
3
1
8
altomdata.dk logo
3
2
3
5
1
Techradar logo
4
6
4
Expert Reviews logo
2
4
2
1
4
01net.com logo
6
1
3
3
benchmark.pl logo
1
8
1
2
ddworld.cz logo
7
4
1
f1cd.ru logo
9
insideci.co.uk logo
2
7
Digital Versus logo
2
1
1
3
Les Numeriques.com logo
4
1
2
elchapuzasinformatico.com logo
5
Other Expert Sites
35
10
33
12
10
Total
129
78
109
43
102

What is the Best Budget Choice Panasonic Projector?

Panasonic PTVW530

$1,351.23
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Panasonic PTVW530
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Panasonic PTVW530
WXGA
RESOLUTION
37dB
5,000 ANSI Lumens
BRIGHTNESS
7,000h
LAMP SERVICE
LIFE
270W
LAMP POWER
$74
OVER 5 YEARS

At only $1,351.23 and with a Kagoo Score of 61 the Panasonic PTVW530 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Bright projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens)
Built-in speaker
Handheld remote control
Long service life of lamp (7,000h)
Ceiling mountable

An economical to run and good spec WXGA average noise level data projector. It has a handheld remote control, a built-in speaker and an Ethernet LAN and is ceiling mountable.

76
Features
Good Features
58
Value for Money
Average
76
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
61
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the PTVW530 in the US is $1,351.23 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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