Panasonic PT-SMX55C vs Panasonic WX3800

Panasonic PT-SMX55C and Panasonic WX3800 are both 3LCD projectors. Both of the two projectors have XGA resolution and high contrast.

What are the differences between Panasonic PT-SMX55C and Panasonic WX3800? See the side-by-side comparison below.

Product Name

Panasonic PT-SMX55C

Panasonic WX3800

Product Image Panasonic PT-SMX55C Panasonic WX3800
Our Rating 8.0 8.0
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

Panasonic PT-SMX55CPanasonic WX3800
Brand Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Brand Model Brand Model Panasonic PT-SMX55C Panasonic WX3800
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 5500 lumens 3800 lumens
Display Chip Display Chip three × 0.76 inch chip 0.63 inch chip
Display Technology Display Technology 3LCD 3LCD
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution XGA(1024*768) XGA(1024*768)
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 50000:1 15000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.1-1.8:1 1.48–1.78:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Horizontal: ± 15 degrees, vertical: ± 30 degrees Vertical: ± 30 degrees (automatic, manual)
Horizontal: ± 15 degrees (manual)
Lamp Life Lamp Life 20000 hours Normal mode: 5000 hours, economic mode: 6000 hours, intelligent power saving mode: 10000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type LED light UHE lamp
Focus technology Focus technology Manual focus Manual focus

Projection Parameters

Panasonic PT-SMX55CPanasonic WX3800
Product type Product type Engineering projector Commercial projector
Image Size Image Size,projector1 40-300 inches 30-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:10 4:3
Projection method Projection method Forward projection, rear projection, table, ceiling Forward projection, rear projection, table, ceiling


Panasonic PT-SMX55CPanasonic WX3800
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports 2 × HDMI 19 pin (HDCP supported)
2× RGB
2 × D-sub HD 15 pin
1 × Video input: pin jack (composite video)
1 × Video input: RCA
2 × Audio input: RCA (L / R)
2 × Audio input: m3 jack
1 × HDMI input: HDMI 19 pin
1 × Computer 1 input: D-sub HD 15 pin (female head) (RGB / S-Video / Y · Pb (CB) · pr (CR))
1 × Video input: pin jack
1× Computer 2 Input: D-sub 9-pin (female head) (RGB)
1 × Audio input 1: m3 (L, R)
2 × Audio input 2: pin jack (L / R)


Panasonic PT-SMX55CPanasonic WX3800
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 240 × 143 × 357mm Minimum length of support foot 335 × 96 × 252mm
Power Usage Power Usage 450W, standby power: 0.5W 295w, normal standby power: 6W, energy-saving standby power: 0.5W
Noise Level Noise Level Normal mode: 35dB, economic mode: 33dB Normal mode: 37db, economic mode: 1:33db, economic mode: 2:28db
Machine weight Machine weight 10kg 2.9kg
Accessories Accessories Projector   x1
Power cord   x1
Wireless remote control   x1
Remote control battery   x2
RGB connector   x1
USB cable   x1
An instruction manual   x1
Warranty card   x1
Panasonic wx3800   x1
power cord   x1
Wireless remote control unit   x1
Remote control battery (R03 / LR03 / AAA battery)   x2
RGB connector   x1
Software CD-ROM   x1
an instruction manual   x1
Warranty Warranty 2 years 2 years