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ViewSonic Debuts New Ultra-Portable, LED-Based Projectors

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PLED-W600 and PLED-W800 Are Bright, Lightweight and Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Ready for Wireless Projection On-the-Go

London, UK - 3rd October 2014 - ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, introduces the PLED-W600 and PLED-W800, its latest compact LED-based projectors. These new projectors are bright, lightweight, and come with an integrated MHL-enabled HDMI input for optional wireless capabilities, making them ideal for work, travel and entertainment on-the-go. With the PLED-W600 and PLED-W800, ViewSonic expands its line of projectors to provide solutions for a wider range of projection applications. 

The PLED-W600 weighs 798 grams and has a brightness of up to 600 lumens; the PLED-W800 weighs 898 grams and has a brightness of up to 800 lumens providing superior brightness in an ultra-light form. The two projectors utilize the latest in solid state Eco-LED technology with more than 20,000 hours of operation time for reliable visual display. The PLED-W600 and PLED-W800 feature WXGA resolution compatible with 1080p content, a contrast of 3500:1, and SuperColorTM, a true colour enhancement technology that provides richer colour quality for amazing and vivid images. Both projectors have 2x digital zoom and automatically adjust video source content to match 4:3, 16:9 or 16:10 for the perfect picture. 

"ViewSonic continuously delivers the latest technology, and with the PLED-W600 and PLED-W800, we've added to our solid state, LED-based projector family," said Joss Kaldenberg, Product Manager for Projectors at ViewSonic Europe Ltd. "The PLED-W600 and PLED-W800 are packed with features that make them ready to be used with a diverse number of devices, including smartphones, laptops, tablets, gaming consoles, and digital cameras. The WXGA resolution offers widescreen compatibility for 720p/1080p-based content. Featuring built-in MHL-enabled HDMI port, users can wirelessly stream content from their mobile devices to the projector, and then view and share that content on a larger screen. This can be done with their own choice of wireless dongles for a convenient and flexible on-the-go visual solution."

ViewSonic's flagship PLED-W800 comes with a built-in media player that can project Microsoft® OfficeTM Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, as well as PDF files, photos and videos directly from a SD or USB flash drive. Connectivity options on the PLED-W800 include, USB, HDMI/MHL and VGA-In, and the optional WiFi dongle ensures wireless capability and compatibility with MiracastTM and DLNA® for true mobility.

The PLED-W600 supports a 120Hz frame rate and has a 1.4:1 throw ratio, allowing a 33-inch (diagonal) image from about three feet away with a maximum image size of 100-inches (diagonal) without losing image quality. With a maximum zoom of 2x for PC and 1.8x zoom for video applications, the PLED-W600 can easily power a presentation or other shared content from an external HD video source or device onto a screen.

Both projectors will be available from end of October 2014 for an estimated street price Inc. VAT of €449 / £399 for the PLED-W600 and €549 / £499 for the PLED-W800.

About ViewSonic

Founded in California in 1987, ViewSonic is a world leader and pioneer in desktop display technology. As an innovator and visionary, ViewSonic keeps the world connected with a diverse portfolio of display solutions, including smart displays, projectors, desktop displays, digital signage and touch devices. Continuing our heritage as a desktop technology leader, ViewSonic delivers the latest desktop virtualization and cloud computing products that change the way we compute, communicate and connect. To find out more about our products, visit