ViewSonic PA503X vs BenQ W1080ST review

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ViewSonic PA503X
vs
BenQ W1080ST

An affordable projector is always a good option to consider, so ViewSonic PA503X vs BenQ W1080ST comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both projectors have the same overall rating of 6.6.

Advantages ViewSonic PA503X over BenQ W1080ST

  • Better brightness: 3600 vs 2000 lumens
  • Lower power consumption, 260 W vs 353 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 5000 vs 3500 hours

Advantages BenQ W1080ST over ViewSonic PA503X

  • Bigger projection screen size: 38-300 inch vs 30-300 inch
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Common features and specifications

  • 3D support
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
ViewSonic PA503X
6.6
BenQ W1080ST
6.6
6
6
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Common

Product

ViewSonic PA503X
BenQ W1080ST

Model

PA503X
W1080ST

Brand

ViewSonic
BenQ

Reviews

1628
232

Resolution

Native resolution

1024 x 768
1920 x 1080

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200

Resolution abbreviation

XGA
Full HD

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
38-300

Projection distance, m/ft

1.1 - 13.1/3.9 - 43
0.6 - 4.5/2 - 15

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3600
2000

Contrast ratio

22000:1
10000:1

Throw ratio range

1.96:1 - 2.15:1
0.69:1 - 0.83:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33

Power consumption, W

260
353

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection
kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

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

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

190
240

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

5000
3500

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

15000
5000

Connectivity

HDMI

1
2

VGA input

2
1

Composite video input (RCA)

1
1

Audio input (RCA)

0
1

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
1

12V trigger

0
1

USB

0
1

USB (service)

1
1

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
10

Sound type

mono
mono

Lens

F-number

2.6 - 2.78

Focal length, mm

10.2 - 12.24

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 30%

Zoom ratio

1.1x
1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

0/32
5/41

Max, C/F

40/104
35/95

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

29.4 x 11 x 21.8/11.5 x 4.3 x 8.5
31.1 x 10.3 x 24.3/12.2 x 4.1 x 9.6

Weight, kg/pounds

2.2/4.9
2.8/6.2
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Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6ViewSonic PA503X
  • 6.6BenQ W1080ST

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