ViewSonic PJD5155 vs Optoma UHD50 review

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ViewSonic PJD5155
vs
Optoma UHD50

We had a chance to test and compare two models: ViewSonic PJD5155 vs Optoma UHD50 and this review should help people who are looking for a good projector. Based on our rating, PJD5155 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 versus 8.6 for UHD50.

Advantages ViewSonic PJD5155 over Optoma UHD50

  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 2400 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 265 W vs 348 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 4000 hours

Advantages Optoma UHD50 over ViewSonic PJD5155

  • Bring the cinematic 4K UHD experience home with the UHD50
  • Bigger projection screen size: 34-302 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • Lower noise level, 28 dB vs 32 dB
  • UHD50 is HDR-compatible
  • 3D support
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PJD5155
5.6
Optoma UHD50
8.6
4
8
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PJD5155
Optoma UHD50

Model

PJD5155
UHD50

Brand

ViewSonic
Optoma

Reviews

1649
252

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
3840 x 2160

Max resolution (resized)

1600 x 1200
4096 x 2160

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
4K UHD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
34-302

Projection distance, m/ft

1 - 8/3.3 - 32.8
1.2 - 8.1/3.2 - 26.2

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
2400

Contrast ratio

20000:1
500000:1

Throw ratio range

1.86:1 - 2.04:1
1.21:1 - 1.59:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

32
28

Power consumption, W

265
348

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
DLP

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
4000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000
15000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

0
1

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
1

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
5

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

1.49 - 1.72
2.5 - 3.26

Focal length, mm

16.9 - 20.28
20.91 - 32.62

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 15

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.3x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
15

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

31.5 x 22.8 x 10.4/12.4 x 9 x 4.1
38.1 x 12.7 x 27.9/ 15.4 x 5.1 x 11.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.1/4.6
4.9/11.8
ViewSonic PJD5155
Optoma UHD50
ViewSonic PJD5155
Optoma UHD50

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 5.6
  • 8.6
  • 5.6ViewSonic PJD5155
  • 8.6Optoma UHD50

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