Epson PowerLite 4855WU
Epson PowerLite 4855WU
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Epson PowerLite 4855WU

A highly recommended 5000:1 1920 x 1080 projector with passable features
5000:1 1080p (1920x1080) No 38dB Jun 2013
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Epson PowerLite 4855WU Review

With good reviews and average features, we have scored the Epson PowerLite 4855WU as follows for Summary.
2 Reviews
Average Features
4 Years Old
£153 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has not bad user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £153 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Epson projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Features noise reduction
Only 1,080 video mode
Fairly loud noise level

Epson PowerLite 4855WU In-Depth Analysis


Average Expert Reviews

This projector received a score of 70 out of 100 from expert review site PC Mag.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 1,088 expert and user reviews (including 161 verified purchases) for Epson multimedia projectors and found that on average Epson has very good ratings compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Epson projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Features Noise Reduction

The PowerLite 4855WU features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD

The Epson PowerLite 4855WU supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PowerLite 4855WU of 4,000 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 72% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PowerLite 4855WU has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The PowerLite 4855WU has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Epson PowerLite 4855WU's noise level of 38dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 16% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since June 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PowerLite 4855WU has an average running cost of £153 over 1 year based on alright energy prices, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers go enterprise v11h543120, visipax prv11h543120, generic v11h543120, visipax v11h543120, epson v11h543120, epson v11h544020
Barcodes 00000011154334, 00010343908079, 00021111214148, 00103439080794, 00779184176497

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