ViewSonic M1 Pro vs BenQ GV30

ViewSonic M1 Pro and BenQ GV30 are both 720P portable projectors. Which is better?

Regarding brightness, ViewSonic M1 Pro has 600 LED lumens (about 250 ANSI lumens) while BenQ GV30 has 300 ANSI lumens.

As for the throw ratio, ViewSonic M1 Pro has a throw ratio of 1.07 while BenQ GV30 has a throw ratio of 1.3. That is to say, it requires a longer throw distance for BenQ GV30 than ViewSonic M1 Pro to project the same image size.

In terms of interfaces, ViewSonic M1 Pro has fewer HDMI interfaces than BenQ GV30.

Product Name

ViewSonic M1 Pro

BenQ GV30

Product Image ViewSonic M1 Pro BenQ GV30
Price $699.00 $599.00
Our Rating 7.8 7.3
Brand ViewSonic BenQ
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

ViewSonic M1 ProBenQ GV30
Brand Brand ViewSonic BenQ
Brand Model Brand Model ViewSonic M1 Pro BenQ GV30
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 600 LED Lumens 300 ANSI lumens
Display Technology Display Technology DLP DLP
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution 1280x720 720p (1280x720)
Maximum Supported Resolution Maximum Supported Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 120000:1 100,000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 1.07 1.3
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction H:+/-40°, V: +/-40° 1D, (Auto) Vertical ± 40 degrees
Lamp Life Lamp Life 30,000 hrs a. Normal 20000 hrs ,b. ECO 30000 hrs
Lamp Type Lamp Type LED LED
Focus technology Focus technology Manual Auto focus

Projection Parameters

ViewSonic M1 ProBenQ GV30
Product type Product type Portable projector Portable projector
Storage Storage 16GB
Operating System Operating System Android TV
content content YouTube
Image Size Image Size,projector1 40"-150" 80-100 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 16:9
Screen color Screen color 24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2
Sound System Sound System Sound by Harman Kardon​​​ Sound by treVolo
Projection method Projection method Front, rear, ceiling Front, rear
Time to market Time to market 2022 2021


ViewSonic M1 ProBenQ GV30
I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports HDMI: 1
(HDMI 1.4/ HDCP 1.4)
USB Type C: 2 (Video/5V/2A out *1,
DC in /15V/3A *1)
Audio-in (Bluetooth): 1 (BT4.2)
USB Type A: 1
Audio-out (3.5mm): 1
Audio-out (Bluetooth): 1 (BT4.2)
Speaker: 3W Cube x2
(Full range x2)
USB Type A (Power): 1
(USB2.0 - 5V/1.5A,
share with USB A Input)
HDMI in (x2),
HDMI-1 (1.4b/HDCP1.4), HDMI-Internal (1.4b/HDCP1.4)
USB Type C x1 DisplayPort/PD (only support 45W input)
Audio out (3.5mm Mini Jack) x1
WiFi WiFi Yes 2.4G/5G Wi-Fi
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 Bluetooth 4.2


ViewSonic M1 ProBenQ GV30
Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 182x140x62mm 120 x 195.8 x 185.0mm
Power Usage Power Usage 0.95Kg
Noise Level Noise Level 26dB 29dBA/27dBA
Machine weight Machine weight 0.95Kg 120 x 195.8 x 185.0mm
Accessories Accessories Power Cord: 1
USB-C Cable: 1 (1m)
Remote Control: 1
QSG: Yes
Warranty Card: Yes (CN & JP)
Carry Bag: Yes
Android TV dongle QS01
Carry Bag Yes
Remote Control w/ Battery RCI067
Quick Start Guide (x1) 1L
Installation Guide Yes
Warranty Card (by region) Yes
Battery (Standard)
Warranty Warranty 3 year limited warranty