Viewsonic PJD7820HD
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Overall Score

Viewsonic PJD7820HD Hot Product Highly Rated
An award winning 15000:1 1920 x 1080 data projector with satisfactory features and low running costs
15000:1 1080p (1920x1080) Yes 35dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Viewsonic PJD7820HD Review

With very good reviews and low running costs,
144 Reviews + 2 Awards
Average Features
4 Years Old
£88 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has fantastic user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this projector to others. This projector has received two awards including industry awards from plus one other site. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However this Viewsonic projector has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2017.
The PJD7820HD has running costs of £88 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is fairly priced, product quality and good picture quality. However they also report unimpressive design and unacceptable noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
1920 x 1080 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

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Viewsonic PJD7820HD In-Depth Analysis


Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both decided that this data projector was very good. This projector received a "Highly Rated" award from and gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Average Expert Reviews

13 experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and PC have rated this data projector on average 69%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 131 user reviews this Viewsonic projector has a terrific average user rating. Over 75% of reviewers gave this data projector the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

22 customers who bought the product considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Nine people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality.

  • Feels good quality to touch which is also re-assuring…
    Thehock (Amazon) - December 2013
  • This is an amazing picture quality…
  • The picture quality is excellent even allowing for our open living room & when viewed at night with the curtains shut is outstanding…
  • Only problem is that when image is this big you need a very high quality input or you really notice it…
  • Bought for the local village hall Film Nights - excellent image quality and contrast in bright light…
  • The quality is incredible…
    Z (Amazon) - March 2014
  • To be fair the quality out of the box is pretty good.- its louder than you would think…
    Z (Amazon) - March 2014
  • The quality is amazing! The only downside…
  • The picture quality is fantastic and the colours are brilliant…
    Nrw34260 (Amazon) - April 2014

Customers Report Unimpressive Design

Four people who reviewed it thought it was not good looking.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Three owners thought it was noisy.

Viewsonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Based on 873 owner and expert reviews (including 120 verified purchases), Viewsonic has excellent reviews for its projectors. 96% of those that bought a Viewsonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers who bought the product thought it had good picture quality and three customers wrote that this projector had good colour saturation.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four customers reckoned that this projector was well made.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six customers who bought this projector concluded that it was easy to use and five customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Three people mentioned that it had good sound quality.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The PJD7820HD has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Viewsonic PJD7820HD of 35dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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1920 X 1080 Resolution

The PJD7820HD has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Supports Full HD

The Viewsonic PJD7820HD supports full HD, unlike 64% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PJD7820HD is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Viewsonic PJD7820HD of 3,000 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 36% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since February 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The PJD7820HD is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PJD7820HD is £88.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers viewsonic pjd7820hduk
Barcodes 00540758137097, 00766907665314, 00766907751215, 00766907752212, 00766907752311, 07669076653140