Viewsonic PLED-W800
Viewsonic PLED-W800
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Viewsonic PLED-W800 Special Interest Award PC Recommended Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and good value for money 120000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector
120000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 34dB Sep 2014
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Viewsonic PLED-W800 Review

With excellent reviews but representing average value for money, we have ranked the Viewsonic PLED-W800 number 492 across all projectors.
35 Reviews + 3 Awards
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
This Viewsonic projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a card reader integrated
Has a carrying case
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very dim projector brightness

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Viewsonic PLED-W800 In-Depth Analysis


Three Industry Awards

Amongst projectors, this multimedia projector is one of the most awarded.

Two expert review sites thought that this Viewsonic projector was very good. The writer at review site PC gave this projector a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and the author at review website gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was marvellous.

One additional expert review site decided that this data projector was very good. This Viewsonic data projector received an "Special Interest Award" from

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this projector is 76% based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, PC and PC Mag.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 27 user reviews this data projector has a fantastic average user rating. 18 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this multimedia projector either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Viewsonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 780 expert and owner reviews (including 107 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent ratings for its projectors. Viewsonic also has excellent ratings specifically within its projectors range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Easy to Use

Three customers considered that the Viewsonic PLED-W800 was easy to setup and three people who bought it considered that it was easy to use.

Good Picture Quality

Three customers wrote that the product had good picture quality and two owners who purchased it considered that it had clear images.


Two owners who reviewed this projector agreed that it was well made.

  • Solid image quality… February 2015
  • He was impressed with the quality and ease of use too! Sound quality isn't too bad, what you'd expect really from the built in speakers…

Good Sound Quality

Four customers concluded that it had good sound quality.

Superior Product Quality

Six customers considered that the product was good quality.


Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PLED-W800 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Viewsonic PLED-W800 has a carrying case. Most of the other projectors also have a carrying case.

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Average Noise Level

The PLED-W800 has a pretty average noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PLED-W800 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 800 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PLED-W800 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 30,000 hours, the Viewsonic PLED-W800 has one of the longest service life of lamps amongst projectors of this age. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.

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Supports Full HD

The Viewsonic PLED-W800 supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.

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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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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PLED-W800 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since September 2014.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic 9yylza00, viewsonic 9yylzs00, viewsonic 1280x800
Barcodes 00766907775723, 05052184952175, 07669077757236