ViewSonic M1 vs Optoma HD25-LV review

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ViewSonic M1
vs
Optoma HD25-LV

We would like to share our experience after comparing and testing two projectors – ViewSonic M1 vs Optoma HD25-LV. Based on our rating, M1 has a total rating of 5.3 out of 10 versus 6.3 for HD25-LV.

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Optoma HD25-LV

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 339 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages Optoma HD25-LV over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 37-301 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3500 vs 250 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 26 dB vs 32 dB
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic M1
5.3
Optoma HD25-LV
6.3
4
6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic M1
Optoma HD25-LV

Model

M1
HD25-LV

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1115
264

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

WVGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

24-100
37-301

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5
1.5 - 10/3.2 - 32.8

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

250
3500

Contrast ratio

120000:1
20000:1

Throw ratio range

1.1:1 - 1.2:1
1.5:1 - 1.8:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
26

Power consumption, W

55
339

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

0
2

Composite video input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
2

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
0

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

0
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
0

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

6
16

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

Focal length, mm

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 20

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
20

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
45/113

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5
32 x 10 x 23/12.5 x 3.9 x 9

Weight, kg/pounds

0.69/1.52
2.9/4.4
ViewSonic M1
Optoma HD25-LV
ViewSonic M1
Optoma HD25-LV

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.3
  • 6.3
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1
  • 6.3Optoma HD25-LV

The Optoma HD25-LV is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check Optoma HD25-LV price