Panasonic PT-VW431 Review
|Value for Money||
|4 Years Old|
|£210 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 39?
Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £210 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a carrying case
Very short service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Panasonic PT-VW431 In-Depth Analysis
Panasonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews
Panasonic projectors have excellent ratings on average and Panasonic is one of the leading brands. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,128.90 it is more expensive than 68% of projectors.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic PT-VW431 and the United Kingdom price of £1,128.90 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,096.73 (£2,719.46).
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The service life of lamp of the PT-VW431 of only 2,500h is in the shortest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the PT-VW431 of 37dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 73% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Panasonic PT-VW431 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
The best resolution amongst comparable types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other projectors, the PT-VW431 does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.
Has a Carrying Case
The PT-VW431 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.
The PT-VW431 is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Panasonic PT-VW431 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.
Fairly Bright Projector Brightness
The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The PT-VW431's projector brightness of 4,300 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 24% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This projector was released in August 2013.
Running Costs Are High
The PT-VW431 is in the most expensive 8% of all 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-VW431 is £210.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||panasonic ptvw431dej|