ViewSonic M1 vs Optoma UHD51ALV review

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ViewSonic M1
vs
Optoma UHD51ALV

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new projector, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the ViewSonic M1 vs Optoma UHD51ALV comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Based on our rating, M1 has a total rating of 5.3 out of 10 versus 9.6 for UHD51ALV.

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over Optoma UHD51ALV

  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 317 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Optoma UHD51ALV over ViewSonic M1

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD51ALV
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3000 vs 250 lumens
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 32 dB
  • UHD51ALV is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • Wireless connection enabled
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • More USB ports: 3 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers
  • Stereo sound from integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic M1
5.3
Optoma UHD51ALV
9.6
4
10
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Common

Product

ViewSonic M1
Optoma UHD51ALV

Model

M1
UHD51ALV

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1115
144

Resolution

Native resolution

854 x 480
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

WVGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

24-100
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5
0.8 - 10.6/2.9 - 34.9

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

Brightness, lumens

250
3000

Contrast ratio

120000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.1:1 - 1.2:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
28

Power consumption, W

55
317

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
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

30000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

10000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

0
1

Composite video input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (RCA)

0
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

0
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

1
3

USB (service)

0
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

6
5

Sound type

stereo
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

20.9 - 32.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40
vertical +/- 10

Zoom ratio

1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

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
39.1 x 12.9 x 28,1/15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

0.69/1.52
5.3/11.7
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.3
  • 9.6
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1
  • 9.6Optoma UHD51ALV

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