Panasonic PT-JW130
Panasonic PT-JW130
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Panasonic PT-JW130

An extremely economical to run 280 x 800 multimedia projector with alright features
WXGA (1280x800) No 1,000 ANSI Lumens No Jan 2016
Projector Native Resolution 3D Projector Brightness Full HD Release Date

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Panasonic PT-JW130 Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-JW130 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
19 Months Old
£41 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £41 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 6% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a card reader integrated
Supports Wi-Fi
Very dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-JW130 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Projectors manufactured by Panasonic have excellent reviews on average. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PT-JW130 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 95% of projectors do not have a card reader integrated.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-JW130 of only 1,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic PT-JW130 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-JW130 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PT-JW130 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Supports AVI, MOV and 3 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the PT-JW130 is more than most data projectors. This Panasonic projector supports an MP4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by projectors. The video formats supported "WMV", "AVI", "MOV" and "MPG" are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PT-JW130 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Panasonic PT-JW130's service life of lamp of 20,000h is fairly long compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Released 19 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2016.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The PT-JW130 has an average running cost of only £41 over 1 year based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers special ptjw130gweproj, panasonic ptjw130gbe, panasonic ptjw130gwe, panasonic 1280x800
Barcodes 04010869213356, 04010869213363, 05025232807185, 05025232807192
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